NSU Jazz Orchestra to perform Feb. 16

The NSU Jazz Orchestra will perform on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. University COVID protocols will be in effect. Those attending are asked to wear a mask. A livestream of the concert will be available at capa.nsula.edu/livestream.

Galindo Rodriguez will direct the Jazz Orchestra. John David Floyd is graduate assistant director.

The Jazz Orchestra will perform “Harlem Airshaft” and “Jack the Bear” by Duke Ellington and transcribed by David Berger featuring Sadoc Silva on trumpet, Ethan Maynard on soprano sax, Jonathan Chaparro Romero on bass and Jessica Debose on trombone and “Chico and the Man” by Jose Feliciano and arranged by Victor Lopez with Blake Taggert on cornet and Rodriguez on trumpet.

Two works by Derek Brown, “All Figured Out” and “Hoping for the Best” will be performed featuring Taylor Pettus on alto saxophone and Maynard, “Nueces River” by Victor Rendon and arranged by Joe Mannozzi featuring Daniel Scott on flute, Pettus and David Berrocal Barrios on piano and “Mambo Boulevard” by Mannozzi featuring Juan Arrietta on trumpet, Mario Orellana on piano, Barrios on piano and Henry Pineda on timbales.