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Jazz Band Concert

  • Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Location: Center for Faith and Life, Main Hall

The Luther College Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29th, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus.

The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission and will not be streamed, but it will be released for on-demand viewing within 48 hours of the performance.

The ensemble will perform works by Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Bill Holman, Moises Simons, Charles Mingus and Thad Jones. Also performing in the concert is the Luther College Supersax Ensemble featuring Luther students David Blackstad and Kate Wyre on alto saxophone, Kendra Peterson and Peter Mathistad on tenor saxophone, Ben Ostrem on baritone saxophone, Pablo Gomez on piano, Zach Ryerson on bass and Aidan Schmitt on drums.

The Luther College Jazz Band, directed by Jon Ailabouni, adjunct faculty in music, is a 20-member group that performs on campus regularly throughout the year. The ensemble gives students a solid foundation in the jazz tradition of big band swing while at the same time exploring more contemporary genres and new jazz compositions and arrangements.

Questions? Contact Jon Ailabouni, 563-387-1265