McIntire Department of Music

This concert will feature selections from great arrangers and leaders of the big band genre including: Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Thad Jones, and a special tribute to the recently deceased trumpet icon Maynard Ferguson, featuring classic charts from his most creative, jazz-based "Message From Newport" band.

It will also feature veteran players like Dean de la Pena, Ben Jessup, Chris Plietz, Greg Weaver, and Dara Goradia, et, al, and exciting newcomers like Arin Noble on flute, who will be featured in a specially arranged duet with Dean on the standard Mean to Me, and our new, and extremely talented, saxophone soloist John Petrucelli, as well as new drummers Jeff Kidd and Mark Schminke.

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Last Modified: Monday, 28-Jul-2008 23:27:25 EDT
112 Old Cabell Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Cabell Hall Box Office: (434) 924-3984