Music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s Featured at Denison Recital
Date of Event: January 19, 2003
Posted: January 13, 2003
GRANVILLE - "Strings and Things," a recital featuring the swing music of the 20s, 30s and 40s is set for 8 p.m. on Sunday (Jan. 19) in Denison University's Burke Recital Hall. Featured players in the recital, which is free and open to the public, are Tom Carroll, guitar, Doug Richeson, bass, Andy Carlson, violin, and Ola Hanson, violin.
Included in the swing numbers planned for the recital are "Sweet Georgia Brown," "I Found a New Baby," and "This Can't Be Love."
Denison's Tom Carroll
Special guest artist Hanson, is a founding member of and has played with the Columbus Jazz Arts Orchestra for 29 years. He is featured on both trombone and violin and includes Stefen Grappelli, the jazz violinist, among the musicians who have influenced his playing. He has toured and recorded with The Buddy Rich Quintet, Kay Winding, Cannonball Adderly and Chuz Alfred Quintet. A Canton native, he is now retired from his own business.
An instructor in Denison's music department since 1980, Carroll has performed with Ernie Watts, Marvin Stamm, Rusty Bryant and Gary Carney and leads his own ensemble, The Tom Carroll Trio, and has coordinated the Denison Jazz Guitar Festival for a number of years.
Richeson, an affiliated studio instructor in Denison's music department, has toured and recorded with Phil Collins and Tony Bennett, appearing on three Grammy-award winning albums with Bennett. He has recorded for movie and television soundtracks and performed several times at the White House for the President. Richeson also holds a teaching position at the Ohio University School of Music.
Assistant Professor Carlson performs classical works on the violin, is a state champion fiddle player and also enjoys performing as "La-Z-Boy" (with "the Recliners") on the electric guitar. Carlson recently debuted a new CD which features a wide range of music, including traditional old-time Appalachian, bluegrass, swing, blues, "new" grass, classical and contemporary acoustic. Carlson joined the Denison faculty in 2000 and is currently teaching violin and music history along with directing the Denison University Orchestra.
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