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University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble Semester-End Concert
Posted in Arts & Culture
Mar 16, 2019
The Jazz Ensemble's final concert of the semester
Yamaha recording artist Bobby Shew joins USask BMus, MMus and non-music majors in the University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble's final concert of the season.
Saturday, March 16
Quance Theatre, Education Building, 28 Campus Dr.
Tickets: $20 general; $10 students; sold at the door
This concert features repertoire by emerging and established composers/arrangers such as BMus students, Radiohead, Pat Metheny, Sammy Nestico, Duke Ellington and many others.
Bobby Shew is a three-time Grammy-nominated jazz musician who has toured as lead trumpeter for Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Robert Goulet, Steve Allen, Paul Anka, Connie Stevens and Tom Jones. Full biography: www.bobbyshew.com
Under the direction of Dean McNeill, the USask Jazz Ensemble has toured western Canada, northern U.S.A. and Quebec, and has commissioned and premiered many new works for the contemporary large jazz ensemble idiom.
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