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2012-13 Jazz Season

FALL SEMESTER

7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23
Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band
Scott Belck and Dominic Marino, conductors
Featuring guest artist Clyde Brown, vocals
“Songs in the Key of Life – The Music of Stevie Wonder”

  • The groove is guaranteed to be “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” in this musical tribute to one of Motown’s brightest stars.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general admission, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2
Faculty Jazztet

  • James Bunte, Brent Gallaher, Rick VanMatre, saxophone; Scott Belck, Kim Pensyl, trumpet; Marc Fields, trombone; James E. Smith, guitar; Phil DeGreg, piano; Chris Berg, bass; Rusty Burge, vibraphone; Art Gore, John Von Ohlen, drums

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Admission:
FREE

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7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14
Jazz Lab Band
Dominic Marino, conductor
“Mothers of Invention – The Music of Frank Zappa”

  • The Jazz Lab band explores the work of iconoclast, composer and rock star Frank Zappa, whose music was often beyond category.

Location: Patricia Corbett Theater
Tickets:
$12 general admission, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11
Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band
Scott Belck and Dominic Marino, conductors
Mary Ellen Tanner, guest vocals
Brent Wallarab, guest composer and arranger
“Heart and Soul – The Music of Hoagy Carmichael”

  • Timeless classics like “The Nearness of You,” “Skylark” and “Stardust” come to life in the contemporary arrangements of guest composer Brent Wallarab. This concert will also feature a special tribute to our veterans and Glenn Miller’s Army Air Corps Band.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general admission, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2

Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band
Featuring Musical Theatre Dancers
Scott Belck and Dominic Marino, music directors and conductors
Diane Lala, choreographer
“Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite

  • Duke Ellington recorded The Nutcracker Suite for the Columbia label in 1960, featuring jazz interpretations of well-known melodies by Tchaikovsky. As a special Christmas treat, the Musical Theatre dancers join CCM Jazz to transform the Nutcracker Suite’s romantic orchestrations into jumpin’ jazz melodies.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general admission, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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SPRING SEMESTER

7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27
Philharmonia Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
Mark Gibson and Scott Belck, music directors and conductors
“Philharmonic Jazz Goes to the Movies”

  • The CCM Philharmonia and Jazz Ensemble collaborate for an evening of favorites from classic movies.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general admission, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17
Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band
Scott Belck and Dominic Marino, conductors
Featuring guest artist Byron Stripling, trumpet
“Way Down Yonder in New Orleans”

  • Celebrating the music of Louis Armstrong and his hometown of New Orleans. From the Basie Band to Broadway, Byron Stripling’s star power and musical virtuosity have delighted generations.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets: $12 general admission, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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7 p.m. Sunday, March 10
Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band
Scott Belck and Dominic Marino, conductors
Featuring guest artist Steven Bernstein, composer/slide trumpet and the magic of CCM’s Programmed Lighting Department
“Shaken, Not Stirred” – Steven Bernstein’s James Bond

  • The classic James Bond movie scores and covers – with a twist! CCM’s Lighting Designers help present Steven Bernstein’s modern adaptation of John Barry’s landmark film scores.

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general admission, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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4 p.m. Sunday, April 14
Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band
Scott Belck and Dominic Marino, conductors
Featuring guest artist John Von Ohlen, drums
“Rollin’ with Von Ohlen”

  • A swinging tribute to Cincinnati’s Legendary Jazz icon, drummer John Von Ohlen. As featured in his recent profile in Modern Drummer magazine, V.O. is a SERIOUS cat and you will DIG him!

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Tickets:
$12 general admission, $6 non-UC students, UC students FREE. This concert can be included in a flex ticket package.

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