Jazz Concert for Black History Month- 2/25/13

In celebration of Black History Month, the Webster University Jazz Collective, under the direction of James A. Martin, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25, 2013, in the Winifred Moore Auditorium.  The instrumentation for the 14-piece jazz ensemble is non-traditional: violin, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, two trumpets, euphonium and bass trombones, piano, guitar, bass and drums. 

The concert will feature compositions collectively arranged by the ensemble and drawn from the rich musical heritage of American Jazz. The program includes music from: Miles Davis, “Bags' Groove” and “Four;” Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, “Hark for Duke's Trumpets;” Tower of Power, “What Is Hip;” as well as several other compositions.

The Winifred Moore Auditorium is located at 470 E. Lockwood Ave. on Webster University's campus. Admission is $3, free for students with valid I.D. For more information, call 314-968-7032, or the Fine Arts Hotline at 968-7128.