Learn about the history of jazz with two-time Grammy winning trumpeter Scotty Barnhart. Barnhart’s playing has been praised by everyone from Stanley Crouch to Bill Cosby. The artist is sure to provide an interesting perspective on the music scene; he is in his 19th year as a soloist with the Count Basie Orchestra. Barnhart’s clinic will take place on June 2 at 5 p.m. in Lincoln Hall, Room 47.
Want to hear what PSU’s first-year jazz combos have been working on? Come down to Room 47 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and hear the fruits of their labors.
Tuesday, May 20, is packed with jazz for you. First, we have California flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny in town for a master class from 2:00–4:00 p.m. in Room 47, then an afternoon of great student recitals (also in Room 47) from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Lindsay Quint, Nate Lown, and Austin Christ will perform. Then, at 8:00 p.m in Room 175, the PSU Large Ensemble Concert will be featured. Come and join in the fun!
It’s so lovely out; why not enjoy some music al fresco? The South Park Blocks will host George Colligan’s student ensemble, which features Grant Pierce on guitar, Carey Miga on bass, and vocalist Kanda Mbenza-Ngoma. The show will start at noon.
One night, three groups! Come on down to Lincoln Hall’s Room 47 on May 13 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Free admission!