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Department of Music presents Jazz Ensemble
concert, 'Music from Stage and Screen,' Oct. 8
Sept. 30, 2009 --
Department of Music at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will
the ASU Jazz Ensemble in
a concert, “Music from Stage and Screen,” on Thursday, October 8, at
7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro.
The concert will feature modern big band arrangements of music from
the classic era of stage and screen. The performance is free of charge
and open to the public.
The concert will include performances of “Girl from
Impanema,” by Antonio Carlos Jobim, arranged by Mark Taylor, featuring
saxophonist Michael Newson; “On Green Dolphin Street,” by Bronislau
Kaper, arranged by Frank Mantooth; “I Can’t Get Started” by Vernon Duke,
arranged by Victor Goines, featuring trumpeter Joseph Curtis; “Oh, Lady
Be Good!,” by George Gershwin, arranged by Terry White; “On The Street
Where You Live,” by Fredrick Loewe, arranged by John Berry; “Lover” by
Richard Rodgers, arranged by Marty Paich; and “Manteca” by Dizzy
Gillespie, Walter Gil Fuller, and Luciano Pozo Gonzales, arranged by
Members of the ASU Jazz Ensemble include trumpets: Joseph Curtis of
Trumann (lead), Antonio Starks of Jonesboro, Timothy Moore of Dexter,
Mo., and Meagan Conley of Luxora; saxophones: Claire Richardson and Josh
Carter of Jonesboro, Clinton Curtis of Trumann, Michael Newson of
Memphis, Tenn., and Allen Adcock of Bono; trombones: Adam
Peoples-Waddell and Nathan Waddell of Jonesboro and Devondre Hince of
Jacksonville; piano: Aaron Fisher of
bass: Kevin Cremeens of Bono; guitar: Jay Shepherd of Paragould; drums:
Brian Elder of Jonesboro and Jason DeBerry of Poplar Bluff, Mo.
For details, contact the Department of Music at (870) 972-2094.