|Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensembles present combined concert Nov. 15|
The Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensembles will present a combined concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Tickets, available at the door, are $6 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens, or $12 per family. The 1:00 Jazz Ensemble, directed by Robert Brooks, will open the concert with a program that includes such jazz classics as "Cottontail" and "In A Mellow Tone" by the great Duke Ellington, as well as Clifford Brown’s "Daahound, Clearwater" of Greg Yasinitsky, Rick Stitzel’s "Carnival Los Rios" and "Chicken Scratch." The UND Wind Ensemble, James Popejoy, conductor, will include in their program a performance of the monumental wind band classic, "Lincolnshire Posy" by Percy Grainger. They will also present new works by David Maslanka ("Mother Earth Fanfare") and Richard Saucedo ("Song of the Gandy Dancers"), as well as selections from the wonderful film score of John Williams for "The Cowboys." Under the direction of Ronnie Ingle, the 12:00 Jazz Ensemble will perform "Switch in Time" from the Count Basie book, Festival De Ritmo, Stan Kenton’s arrangement of "Send in the Clowns," "Up For Air" by Matt Harris, and Matt Catingub’s "Blues and the Abscessed Tooth." The Wind Ensemble and the 12:00 Jazz Ensemble will combine to perform "Rhapsody for Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble" by Pat Williams.
For additional information concerning this performance, please contact the UND Band Department at 777-2815. -- James Popejoy, director of bands, 777-2815.