UW News

February 22, 2007

Jazz on the 26th, percussion on the 27th, from the School of Music

The Studio Jazz Ensemble will perform work by Quincy Jones and and the Percussion Ensemble will present a concert titled Winter Beat in coming events sponsored by the UW School of Music.

The Studio Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dave Marriott, will perform Quincy Jones’ great ballad “Quintessence,” and a new student composition based on the jazz standard “Fly Me To the Moon,” titled “Move Me to Mercury,” will debut in an evening of music at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26, in 130 Kane. The Modern Jazz Contingent also will perform.

At 7:30 p.m. the next day, Tuesday, Feb. 27, the School of Music’s Percussion Ensemble and the UW Graduate Percussion Ensemble will combine to present “Winter Beat,” in Meany Hall.

All tickets for both shows are $10, available through the UW Arts Ticket Office, 206-543-4880, or www.music.washington.edu.