Jazz Lab and Symphonic Winds to Perform
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Illinois Wesleyan University’s Jazz Lab Ensemble and Symphonic
Winds will present a joint concert on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. in Presser Hall.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Directed by Adjunct Instructor in the School of Music Glenn Wilson, the Jazz Lab Ensemble is comprised of both music and non-music majors
on any instrument, and performs many styles of jazz music. The group will perform
Ornette Coleman’s “Turnaround,” Miles Davis’ “Solar,” Herbie Hancock’s “Maiden Voyage,”
Joe Henderson’s “Blue Bossa,” Thelonious Monk’s “In Walked Bud” and Joe Zawinul’s
“Mercy, Mercy, Mercy.”
Conducted by Adjunct Instructor in the School of Music Jason Gardner, the Symphonic
Winds will perform: Michael Colgrass’ “Old Churches,” Gustav Holst’s “First Suite
in E-Flat for Military Band,” Theresa Martin’s “Radiance,” Ralph Vaughan Williams’
“Sea Songs” and Dana Wilson’s “Shortcut Home.” The group is comprised of approximately
50 music and non-music majors and performs a variety of sophisticated and challenging
concert band repertoire in several concerts throughout the year, both on campus and
in the Bloomington-Normal area.
By Vi Kakares ’20