Thu, Mar 02|
Register here: https://gsa.ucalgary.ca/product/jazz-night-at-the-ldl-with-the-u-of-c-jazz-orchestra-march-2/
Time & Location
Mar 02, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Calgary, 350 MSC, 2500, University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
About the event
Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 6:00-8:00 pm (MDT)| Main Campus the Last Defence Lounge| $5/ticket
Come enjoy some smooth jazz at the Last Defence Lounge!
Conducted by Dr. Jeremy Brown, the UCalgary Jazz Orchestra has performed with well-known international jazz artists.
The ensemble also performs a Fall and Winter concert each year as well as some local performances.
From the School of Creative and Performing Arts:
Jeremy Brown is an award-winning saxophonist, teacher, composer, author and conductor who lives in Calgary, Alberta. He is Professor of Music at the University of Calgary (1990-present) and performs as a jazz, classical and free improviser, primarily on the saxophone. He is also a woodwind doubler and performs as a flautist, clarinetist, and penny whistle. At the University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts, he has been a conductor of the wind bands and the jazz bands. Dr.Brown teaches courses in improvisation, instrumental music education and SoTL, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. He is in his twenty-third year as conductor of the Calgary Wind Symphony. He was the saxophone soloist with the National Youth Band of Canada in 2015, sponsored by Yamaha Canada, and again as conductor/artistic director in 2017, an unprecedented double invitation. He was founding Artistic Director and conductor of the National Concert Band of Canada, 2002-2010, an auditioned youth band of students from across Canada. He has been the Artistic Director and conductor of the Calgary Wind Symphony for 23 years, a 60-member wind band founded in 1955.