That's right...we have some jazz happening at the University of South Florida on March 29 from 8-9:30pm...in Theatre 2 (THR). Here's the description (sorry it's in all caps...I'm not yelling, I promise) - AN SPECIAL EVENING WITH USF PROFESSOR OF JAZZ STUDIES JACK WILKINS - PREMIERING HIS NEW COMPOSITION PROJECT: "BLUES IN GREEN" - MUSIC BASED ON
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN ARTS AND CULTURE.
JACK HAS WRITTEN A SET OF NEW JAZZ AND BLUES BASED WORKS USING INSPIRATIONAL ELEMENTS OF MOUNTAIN ARTS, CULTURE, HISTORY AND MUSIC FOR THIS CONCERT AND RECORDING PROJECT. INCLUDED IN THIS CONCERT ARE WORKS BASED ON: TRADITIONAL LOG CABIN BUILDING TECHNIQUES, PAINTINGS BY ARTIST ELIZABETH ELLISON, THE ANVIL "LANGUAGE" OF BLACKSMITH BEA HENSLEY, WHITEWATER RIVER EXPERIENCE, AND WILKINS JAZZ BASED TWISTS ON COAL MINING BLUES AND MOUNTAIN MUSIC TRADITIONS.
COME OUT AND HEAR WILKINS MUSIC PERFORMED BY MEMBERS OF THE USF JAZZ FACULTY PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING JAZZ RECORDING ARTISTS - GUITARIST COREY CHRISTIANSEN, DRUMMER DANNY GOTTLIEB, VIBRAPHONIST JON METZGER AND OTHERS!
Ok, done with the all caps. in fact, i won't use another capital letter for the rest of this blog (well, almost). for additional event information, please visit: http://music.arts.usf.edu. and if you want to purchase tickets, go to http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0D004451B8585F60?artistid=1412689&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=4.
see you back here for more Tampa Bay area events and great things to do in Tampa Bay.