Big Band and Grad Jazz Combo take to the Kimball stage
calendar icon03 Oct 2019
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Big Band will perform the All Sammy Nestico Program to open the 2019-2020 season on Thursday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The concert will also feature the Graduate Jazz Combo from the Glenn Korff School of Music.
Nestico is a composer/arranger and was associated with the Count Basie Orchestra and the US. Air Force Band for many years. The selection will be including “Switch In Time” and “Strike Up The Band” from Basie’s favorites.
Big Band is a vital component of the jazz curriculum. Through intensive rehearsal and performance, students are encouraged to develop and nurture the fundamental skills necessary to perform a wide variety of repertoire and to engage in the creative process through improvisation.The Grad Jazz Combo is made up of graduate students in the Glenn Korff School of Music.
Tickets are Adults $5; Students/Seniors $3 and will be available at the door the night of the performance.
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