Jazz ensembles to present tunes from past 35 years in semester finale concert

STEPHENVILLE (November 18, 2014) — In their final concert of the fall semester, Tarleton State University’s jazz bands will present Jazz in Our Time, a performance featuring works written during the past 35 years.

The Tarleton Jazz Ensembles concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center auditorium. Admission is $5 or free with a valid Tarleton ID. General admission tickets go on sale at the center box office one hour prior to the concert.

The semester finale, under the direction of assistant professor Greg Ball, will include tunes by Pat Metheny, Maria Schneider, Bob Mintzer and Radiohead. Joining the Tarleton Jazz Ensembles is special guest Josh Hanlon, visiting professor of music business, who will play piano with the band when they perform his composition, Lately.

For more information about Tarleton’s Jazz Ensemble and the university’s bands, visit www.tarleton.edu/band.

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