RU Jazz Ensemble soothes FPAC audience

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Reinhardt’s University Jazz Ensemble, with special guests, Mr. Louis Heriveaux and Mr. Sal Gentile, performed under the direction of Mr. Anton Harris at The Falany Performing Arts Center.

The performance took place Nov. 1.

The Reinhardt University Jazz Ensemble appeared excited to perform for the eager audience.

“At the end of the gig, the people only remember the energy the group creates, so you have to approach every performance full force and give it all you’ve got,” Reinhardt student and alto saxophone performer Ryan Worcester said.

The University Jazz Ensemble includes an alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, trombone, bass trombone, trumpet and the rhythm section, comprised of the bass and drums.

The following pieces were performed:

  • Gibraltar composed by Freddie Hubbard and arranged by Mike Kamuf
  • What Is This Thing Called Love composed by Cole Porter and arranged by Craig Skeffington
  • Well You Needn’t (From A German Requiem) composed by Thelonius Monk and arranged by Mike Kamuf
  • Sadie’s Dance composed by Dave Samuels and arranged by Vince Norman
  • Moanin composed by Charles Mingus and arranged by Andrew Homzy
  • The Intrepid Fox composed by Freddie Hubbard and arranged by Eric Richards
  • Work Song composed by Nat Adderley and arranged by Erik Morales
  • Blue in Green composed by Bill Evans and Miles Davis and arranged by Les Hooper
  • 500 Miles High composed by Chick Corea and arranged by Mark Taylor.

 

The audience appeared to enjoy the performances by the student performers and their special guests.

 

Written By: Kelly Kipfer. Photo Credit: Kelly Kipfer.  

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