Frostburg State University's Jazz Ensemble, directed by FSU trumpet instructor James Moore, will present its spring concert on Wednesday, April 14, at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center's Pealer Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
Featured guest artist Curtis Johnson on alto saxophone will join guest artists Brian Tuczynski on trumpet, Nathan Underwood on tenor saxophone, Michael Okwabi on bass trombone and Brian Plitnik, director of the FSU Brass ensemble and low brass instructor, on trombone. The 13-member ensemble's program will feature a review of the works of Sammy Nestico, a former composer for the Count Basie Orchestra, arranger and leader of the U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note and the Marine Band's White House dance orchestra. He has also arranged and conducted recording projects for top performers including Bing Crosby, Sarah Vaughan, Toni Tenille and Frank Sinatra.
For more information, contact the FSU Department of Music at (301) 687-4109. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.
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