Thursday, December 12, 2013

Killer Joe on Green Dolphin Street: AM Jazz Band 

 The AM Jazz Band plays a Miles Davis hit, and tunes by Lester Young, Cannonball Adderley and Freddie Hubbard on Thursday December 12 at 8 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

 Tickets from HSU Ticket Office (826-3928) or at the door. $8/$5 seniors & children. HSU students with ID admitted free. AM Jazz Band directed by Dan Aldag, concert produced by HSU Music Department.

 Here’s the concert program:

 “Sack Of Woe” by Cannonball Adderley, arranged by Mike Kamuf: hard bop, written for Adderley's quintet.

 “Lester Leaps In” by Lester Young, arranged by Rich Sigler: swing tune written for a small group from Count Basie's band.

 “Tiny Capers” by Clifford Brown, arranged by Carl Strommen: written for the Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet.

 “On Green Dolphin Street” by Bronislaw Kaper, arranged by Victor Lopez: theme song from a late '40s film that became a jazz standard after being recorded by Miles Davis.

 “Killer Joe” by Benny Golson, arranged by Lisa DeSpain: written for the Jazztet.

 ”Little Sunflower” by Freddie Hubbard, arranged by Mike Kamuf: a modal tune first recorded on the Hubbard album of the same name.

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