Centre Dimensions Jazz Ensemble to present fall concert on Nov. 14

November 08, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Centre Dimensions Jazz Ensemble will present its fall campus concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Schwab Auditorium. The concert features the music of jazz greats John Coltrane, Jerome Richardson and Frank Foster, as well as Brazilian composers Luiz Bonfa and Joao Donato. Also on the set list for Tuesday evening are songs by Rogers & Hart, Mann & Hilliard, Clifford Brown, Charles Lloyd and Roy Hardgrove. Admission is free.

Some of the guests joining Centre Dimensions are Penn State faculty trombonist Mark L. Lusk and guitarist Mac Himes, as well as three small student jazz combos. Expect high energy, great musicianship, and some wonderful jazz.

To learn more about jazz at Penn State visit music.psu.edu or join us on Facebook.com/pennstatejazz or @pennstatejazz. The ensemble is led by Penn State director of jazz studies Marko Marcinko.

About Centre Dimensions

Centre Dimensions, the premier 20-piece jazz ensemble at Penn State, performs frequently on campus and tours throughout Pennsylvania and the East. In addition, Centre Dimensions performs and works with several internationally known artists each year. Previous guests have included Phil Woods (sax), Cyrus Chesnut (piano), Bob Mintzer (sax), Wycliffe Gordon (trombone), George Rabbai (trumpet, vocals), Dennis Diblasio (bari. sax), Lynn Seaton (bass) and Slide Hampton (trombone). They perform a challenging repertoire of modern and classic jazz, as well as originals written by the director. This highly selective ensemble is open by audition to undergraduate and graduate students in all majors.

Last Updated November 15, 2017