poster for April Jazz Ensemble concertJAZZ ENSEMBLE OFFERS SPRING CONCERT

The University at Albany Department of Music is pleased to present the University Jazz Ensemble on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7pm in the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center on the uptown campus.

Under the direction of David Hosley, the University Jazz Ensemble is a twenty-one member big band composed of university and community musicians that perform jazz music from the 1940s to the sounds of today. The music of Maynard Ferguson, Stan Kenton, Bob Mintzer  Buddy Rich, Mongo Santamaría and Spyro Gyra will be performed in this concert. The featured soloists with the ensemble are Kevin Griffen, Benjamin Breiten, Steve Russo, Conor McKee, Tony Leonardi, Dan Russo, Dennis Szymanski, Jeff Brauner, Jonathon Schad and Robert Stroffolino.

Tickets are $6 for the general public and $3 for students, seniors & UAlbany faculty/staff and may be purchased through the Performing Arts Center Box Office.  For further information, contact the Box Office at (518) 442-3997.