Student Jazz Ensembles Present Spring Concert at Denison
Date of Event: April 20, 2009
Posted: April 13, 2009 / Last Updated: April 16, 2009
The Denison music department will present three student ensembles— the Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Guitar Ensemble, directed by Seth Rogers and Doug Richeson, in one concert at 10 p.m. on Monday, April 20, in the Slayter Hall Roost (200 Ridge Road). The event is free and open to the public.
Rogers joined Denison faculty in 2007 as an instructor of the Latin Jazz Percussion Ensemble and as the Balinese Gamelan Angklung director, as well as teaching music theory. He graduated with bachelor’s degrees in music and economics from Denison University.
Richeson, instructor of classical and jazz bass at Denison, has played with a number of different groups and jazz greats, including the Count Basie Orchestra with Tony Bennett, the Phil Collins Big Band with Quincy Jones, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra with Sammy Nestico, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra with director Byron Stripling, and the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra with director Tim Weiss.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — The Denison Latin Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Guitar Ensemble will perform at 10 p.m. on Monday, April 20, in the Slayter Hall Roost (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6220.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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