Indiana State School of Music presents 'Billy Strayhorn Jazz Classics'
October 6, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts, 300 N 7th St, Terre Haute, IN 47809, USA
John Spicknall’s Jazz Piano Trio adds saxophonist Sam Fagaly to the band to perform “Billy Strayhorn Jazz Classics” at 2 p.m. Sunday in Boyce Recital Hall at Landini Center for Fine and Performing Arts on Indiana State University’s campus.
The trio consists of pianist John Spicknall, bassist Jesse Wittman and drummer Kevin Johnson. These musicians began working on arrangements of “Great American Song Book” repertory and jazz standards more than 20 years ago that continues to grow and develop. The band has often appeared backing up guest musicians at ISU, including performances with Bobby Shew, Jim Ketch and Jim Perry.
Admission is FREE.
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Free concert to feature Big Band Jazz
October 6, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hazelwood Christian Church, 1400 W University Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47303, USA
A free outdoor concert by the Big Band Jazz Players of America's Hometown Band will be at 3 p.m. October 6th at Hazelwood Christian Church, 1400 W. University Ave.
“Saxophone Afternoon” is the 2019 edition of the AHB Big Band concert series that celebrates an outstanding Hometown Music Hero each year. This year’s featured performer is alto saxophone artist LaMont Webb, a Ball State music school alumnus, previous member of the AHB concert and jazz bands, and a veteran of many jazz performance groups. He now participates full-time in the Jazz Studies program at Indiana University.
AHB assistant musical directors Will Frazier and Phil Cooley will lead the band for a program includeing works by Big Band greats such as Billy Strayhorn and Sammy Nestico. Admission is FREE, and those attending are encouraged to take lawn chairs or blankets for seating.