Ohio State Big Bands

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Jazz at Ohio State collage with trumpet, piano, percussion, sax
October 1, 2021
8:00PM - 9:30PM
Location
Hughes Hall Auditorium

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Add to Calendar 2021-10-01 20:00:00 2021-10-01 21:30:00 Ohio State Big Bands The Ohio State Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Big Band present their joint opening concert of the academic year. Selections performed will reflect many facets of American repertoire over its nearly 100-year history. The Jazz Ensemble will play the music of John Clayton, featuring two of the jazz faculty on this portion of the concert — Milton V. Ruffin, bass and Robert Brooks, saxophone. Shawn Wallace, director. Jazz Lab's program celebrates the music of Dizzy Gillespie including "Groovin' High," "A Night in Tunisia" and more, as well as "Manteca" and Chano Pozo's "Gonzales" in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Michael Smith, director. Livestream broadcast begins at 8 p.m. If you plan to attend this concert, please register here. Your information will ONLY be used if contact tracing for this event becomes necessary. As the university updates protocols to keep our community healthy and safe, all events are subject to change. Per university regulations: Effective Aug. 2, students, faculty, staff and visitors to all Ohio State campuses are required to wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status. All programs must maintain accurate participation and attendance logs for use with potential contact tracing. Hughes Hall Auditorium School of Music music@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The Ohio State Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Big Band present their joint opening concert of the academic year. Selections performed will reflect many facets of American repertoire over its nearly 100-year history.

The Jazz Ensemble will play the music of John Clayton, featuring two of the jazz faculty on this portion of the concert — Milton V. Ruffin, bass and Robert Brooks, saxophone. Shawn Wallace, director.

Jazz Lab's program celebrates the music of Dizzy Gillespie including "Groovin' High," "A Night in Tunisia" and more, as well as "Manteca" and Chano Pozo's "Gonzales" in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Michael Smith, director.

Livestream broadcast begins at 8 p.m.


If you plan to attend this concert, please register here. Your information will ONLY be used if contact tracing for this event becomes necessary.

As the university updates protocols to keep our community healthy and safe, all events are subject to change.

Per university regulations:

  • Effective Aug. 2, students, faculty, staff and visitors to all Ohio State campuses are required to wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status.
  • All programs must maintain accurate participation and attendance logs for use with potential contact tracing.

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