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Jazz Band Concert

  • Date: Sunday, April 17, 2016
  • Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Location: Center for Faith and Life, Main Hall

Luther College's Jazz Band will be performing Sunday, April 17th at 4:00pm in the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther campus. 

The Jazz Band is a 20-person big band directed by Jon Ailabouni, adjunct faculty in Music. The group values the craft of arranging for big band as well as the creativity of individual soloists. Nearly every member of the ensemble will be featured with an improvised solo. For this performance the ensemble will explore jazz music from every decade ranging from the 1940's to the 1990's with selections by Sammy Nestico, Duke Ellington, Benny Carter, Thad Jones, Marucs Miller, and Fred Sturm.

Adjunct Faculty in Music Lynne Hart will be featured on Alan Baylock's arrangement of Caravan.  

The Luther College Jazz Quintet will perform an original piece by the group's tenor saxophonist Peter Mathistad.

This event can be streamed live here!

Jazz Band at Soda Shoppe Fall 2015   Jon Ailabouni

Questions? Contact Jon Ailabouni, 563-387-1265