Jazz GemsGAMBIER, Ohio (January 25, 2012)
The Kenyon College Jazz Ensemble brings a free concert for all ears to Rosse Hall on Friday, February 3.
The big-band ensemble and smaller instrumental combos will perform classics and lesser-known jazz gems at 8:00 p.m. in the auditorium at 105 College Dr. Music professor Ted Buehrer conducts the ensemble and will perform as a soloist on the Pat Metheny ballad Always and Forever.
The varied program includes jazz standards such as Perdido, Swingin' the Blues, and Invitation blended with less-familiar nuggets such as Don't Get Sassy by Thad Jones and Wyrgly by Maria Schneider. The ensemble includes Kenyon students and community members and is presented by the Department of Music. To learn more, call 740-427-5197.
The ensemble includes first-year student Myles Buchanan on piano; senior Greg Bunis, baritone saxophone; senior Ffej Caplan, alto saxophone; senior Trevor Ezell, percussion; junior Garrett Feldman, trombone; junior Luke Frisher, drum set; first-year Mary Alice Jackson, alto saxophone; sophomore Michael Kengmana, bass; community member Dan Laskin of Gambier, trumpet; first-year Kevin Lynch, drum set; sophomore Dylan Markovic, guitar; first-year Ted Meyer, trombone; sophomore Emma Munger, guitar; junior Chris Murphy, trumpet; first-year Adam Reed, bass; junior Ben Salk, piano; first-year Chris Schwarz, tenor saxophone; community member Tracy Smith of Mt. Gilead, trombone; sophomore Aaron Stone, trumpet; senior Daniel Thompson, trombone; sophomore Jacob Williams, tenor saxophone; sophomore Lily Zwaan, trumpet.