YSU jazz concert to debut student work on April 9

YSU’s Dana School of Music will present Jazz Ensemble 1, directed by Dr. Kent Engelhardt, at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2012 in the Kilcawley Center’s Chestnut Room. The event is free and open to the public.

The highlight of the concert will be the premiere of three student works produced in Dr. David Morgan’s Jazz Arranging Class.  They include an arrangement of Benny Golson’s “Stablemates” by Max Doyle, and original compositions “Deconstructing Thoughts” by Kevin Snyder and “Shifting Spaces” by Mark Higgins.

The concert also will feature music of Thad Jones, Maria Schneider, Michael Mossman, Bob Brookmeyer, Pat Metheny, and Bob Florence.

For more information, contact the Dana School of Music at 330-941-3636.

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