Jazz combo to go from Dizzy to Beatles

The University Jazz Combo will play charts by everyone from Dizzy Gillespie to Thelonious Monk to the Beatles in a free public recital on Friday, April 12, at 4 p.m. in the Music Building’s room 126.

Under the direction of Shahida Nurullah and Vaughn Klugh, the 15-member combo will perform a program that includes Gillespie’s bebop standard A Night in Tunisia, Monk’s In Walked Bud and the Beatles’ raucous A Hard Days’ Night.

The combo includes alto saxophonist Alanna Burke; tenor saxophonist Ryan Savage; flutist Lianne Harway; pianist Kristyn Mathonia; bassist Marco Rozic; drummer Sondra Gallina; guitarists Jordan Cutler, Justin Dow, Joshua Klein, Michael Petrino, Chris Rafinski and Tyler Sasso; and vocalists Lisette Gagnon, Deandra Pierroz and Kristin Ward.

Find more information, including a full program, on the recital website.

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