Texas State International Concert Series presents TX State Jazz Artists Septet, featuring Butch Miles, drums, Morris Nelms, piano, Hank Hehmsoth, piano, Stephen Hawk, trumpet, Russell Haight, saxophone, Russell Scanlon, bass and guitar and Paul Deemer, trombone
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall
Led by the renowned jazz artist Butch Miles, best known as the former drummer for the world-famous Count Basie Band, a stellar array of jazz artists on the Texas State music faculty come together for a blockbuster evening of combo jazz at its best. The group includes Russell Haight on saxophone, Paul Deemer on trombone, Russell Scanlon on bass and guitar, Stephen Hawk on trumpet, and Morris Nelms and Hank Hehmsoth on piano. The stars they have performed with include Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dave Brubeck, Mel Torme, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, Woody Herman, Clark Terry, Gerry Mulligan, Benny Goodman, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Snooky Young, Jim Cullum, Dizzy Gillespie, Glenn Miller, Ray Charles, Dave Brubeck, Carol Channing, Ed Shaugnessy, Gary Burton, and Arturo Sandoval. This event will knock your socks off!
Open to the public; Admission tickets may be purchased in advance at http://www.txstatepresents.com (http://www.txstatepresents.com) or at the door during the 30 minutes preceding the concert; seating for this concert will be on a reserved basis; doors will open 30 minutes prior to the start of the program; $5 parking available at Edward Gary Street Garage.
(Attention students enrolled in the Departmental Recital course: This is a GOLD event).