Jazz Septet Concert

Dec. 2, 2014   

The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music will present a Jazz Septet Concert on Thursday, Dec. 4. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 8 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall.

The Jazz Septet will perform “Solar” by Miles Davis, “For All We Know” by J. Fred Coots and Sam Lewis, “Gregory Is Here” by Horace Silver, “Search For Peace” by McCoy Tyner, “Dissonancia” by Marshall Gilkes, and “Taking A Chance On Love” by Vernon Duke, John La Touche and Ted Fetter.

The IWU Jazz Septet has a great mix of seasoned musicians like JJ Novak ’16, Sam Aronson ’15, Andy Seidel ’15 and Shaun Schaefers ’16 as well as a first-year rhythm section featuring three up-and-coming musicians: Adam Wax ’18, Zach Silver ’18 and Robby Kuntz ’18, said Assistant Professor of Music Tim Pitchford.

The concert will also feature Katelyn Fink ’15 as vocalist in her jazz combo debut.

By Danielle Kamp ’15