Winter Concert: November 16 & 17

The month of November always means the beginning of a hectic two months of holiday madness. We believe that jazz fans will find this concert a brief reprieve from such things and enjoy the music. If this will be the only live music you can witness during this season, then rest assured that it will be some of the best of the year.

The closing concert for the fall semester includes something special for everyone. Our big bands will be playing old favorites. new arrangements on old standards and some completely new compositions altogether. In addition to this, the program will feature some select combo features playing a Charlie Parker classic and a new work by student composer, Alex Winkler.

We are happy to be able to perform throughout the greater Houston area this concert season. The Jazz Orchestra will perform this concert again on November 17 at Spring High School in conjunction with the Spring High School Jazz Band under the direction of J.D. Guzman.

Program is as follows:

On Green Dolphin Street. arr. Dave Wolpe
Evan Withner, alto saxophone
Thanushka Lewkebandera, piano
Brett Bousley, guitar

In a Mellow Tone, arr. Roy Phillippe
Thanushka Lewkebandera, piano
Alex Johnson, piano

City, arr. Mike Tomaro
Yakub Saputra, piano

Last Minute Changes, Alex Winkler

Old Devil Moon, arr. Ryan Gabbart
Nick Madden, baritone saxophone
Alex Winkler, piano
Evan Withner, alto saxophone
Jose Hernandez, trombone

Wyrgly, Maria Schneider
Zack Woolhouse, tenor saxophone
Rick Harris, trombone
Andrew Dugas, guitar

If You Could See Me Now, arr. Bill Holman
Cameron Kubos, trumpet

Have You Heard, arr. Robert Curnow
Lee Redfearn III, alto recorder
Robert Wolf, guitar

Awakening, arr. Aaron Lington
Landon Petersen, guitar

Au Privave, arr. Med Flory

Packt Like Sardines in a Crushd Tin Box, arr. Dan Cavanaugh
Darrel Materum, alto saxophone

Groove Merchant, Thad Jones

Concert details

Wednesday, November 16, 7:30pm
Moores School of Music Opera House
$10 general admission / $5 students
Ticket information

Thursday, November 17, 7:00pm
Spring High School
Admission is free and open to the public.

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