Jazz Ensemble to Perform Nov. 13 Concert
Lee University’s Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Alan Wyatt, will hold a fall concert on Monday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dixon Center on Lee’s campus.
The performance will include original music by Wyatt. Also featured on the program will be music by Chick Corea, Lee Morgan, and Charles Mingus.
Lee’s Jazz Ensemble performs traditional and recent literature for the traditional Big Band. The ensemble includes rhythm section instruments, saxophones, trumpets, and trombones. A frequent award winner at national festivals, the group performs for campus, school, and civic events.
Wyatt, associate professor of music, has been teaching and mentoring students at Lee since 1990. He teaches courses such as applied saxophone, commercial music theory and history, and jazz improvisation. Wyatt has served as a performer for area jazz festivals and as a clinician, most recently for the Tennessee Music Educators Association as the clinician for the All-State Jazz Band.
The concert is free, non-ticketed, and open to the public. Livestream viewing will be available at leeu.live/.
For more information, contact Lee’s School of Music at (423) 614-8240.