Thursday, May 08, 2014

AM Jazz Band Gets Bluesy

 AM Jazz Band gets bluesy for their concert on Thursday May 8 in Fulkerson Recital Hall.

 On the blue side is “All Blues” by Miles Davis, as well as “Blues in the Closet” by jazz bassist and composer Oscar Pettiford, and “Blue Bossa” by trumpeter and composer Kenny Dorham. Dorham’s jazz standard was first recorded by Joe Henderson. 

 Also on the program are jazz standards by Sonny Rollins (“Doxy”) and hard bop trumpeter Lee Morgan (“The Sidewinder.”) “A Child Is Born” is the most famous tune by jazz trumpeter Thad Jones, known for his Count Basie Band arrangements as well as his own jazz orchestra. 

 The AM Jazz Band performs on Thursday May 8 at 8:30 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall at HSU. Tickets are $8/$5, free to HSU students with ID, from HSU Ticket Office (826-3928) or at the door. Directed by Dan Aldag, produced by HSU Music Department.

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