KU Jazz Vespers


Event details

Building on a growing tradition, the 6th annual Jazz Vespers features popular holiday music reinterpreted in the jazz idiom. Directed by Dan Gailey, KU Jazz Director, this year's program will feature the KU Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Combo I and Jazz Ensemble II performing a variety of holiday works including Gailey's own transcription of Duke Ellington's arrangement of "Jingle Bells," as well as Gailey's transcriptions of arrangements of "Greensleeves" and "White Christmas." The Jazz Combo will perform an arrangement of "We Three Kings:," performed in the 1980's by Wynton Marsalis and his quintet.Tickets can be purchased through the Lied Center Box Office at 785-864-ARTS/2787.More information can be found by visiting www.arts.ku.edu or calling the Department of Music and Dance at 785-864-3436.


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