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A Day of Jazz

Date: October 10, 2020, 1:00 PM
Venue: Livestream: - 2100 W. University Ave. Wichita, KS 67213
Sponsor: Friends University

The Event:

The Friends University Jazz Department will present “A Day of Jazz”, virtually on Saturday, Oct. 10. At the beginning of every hour between 1-7 p.m. audience members will get to hear a short set of music from a different Friends University Jazz band. “In addition to hearing from favorites such as SOULstice and the Faculty Jazz Combo, patrons will get to hear the premiere of two new groups: Conjunto Latino de Friends University and The Swingin’ Quaker Jazz Ensemble,” said Director of Jazz Program, Dr. Robert Brooks. The livestream will be located on the Friends University Fine Arts Facebook page: Select “going” to the Facebook event to get a reminder when they are going live. The schedule for “A Day of Jazz” can be found below: 1 p.m. - Carrithers Combo Jazz combo led by Friends’ Jazz Bass Faculty, Seth Carrithers. 2 p.m. - Zellers Combo Jazz combo led by Friends’ Jazz Guitar Faculty, Randy Zellers. 3 p.m. - SOULstice Top jazz combo led by Director of Jazz Program and Professor of Saxophone, Dr. Robert Brooks. 4 p.m. - Friends University Jazz Faculty Combo Featuring the Jazz Faculty at Friends University, Dr. Robert Brooks, Randy Zellers, Seth Carrithers, and Andy Slater. 5 p.m. - Friends University Jazz Vocal Ensemble A full-size jazz vocal ensemble lead by Director of Jazz Program and Professor of Saxophone, Dr. Robert Brooks 6 p.m. - Conjunto Latino de Friends University The premiere of Friends’ new jazz ensemble, Conjunto Latino. Co-directed by Andy Slater and Miguel Santana-Morales. 7 p.m. - The Swingin’ Quaker Jazz Ensemble Friends’ flagship jazz ensemble with a new name to pay tribute to the amazing legacy of musical excellence at Friends University. Directed by Director of Jazz Program and Professor of Saxophone, Dr. Robert Brooks. For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.
For more information contact Alyssa Whalen
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