- Performance Date: Saturday, Sept. 24
- Time: 4:30 p.m.
- Location: BYU Museum of Art, Auditorium
- Price: Free
- Tickets: Available in person at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone at 801-422-2981 or online at byuarts.com
The BYU School of Music hosts guest artist Regan Brough for a jazz bass recital Saturday, Sept. 24, at 4:30 p.m. in the BYU Museum of Art Auditorium. Dan Waldif, piano, joins Brough on stage for the free performance.
Brough began playing electric bass at age eleven for his family steel band, Pan Jam. The son of a BYU's School of Music percussion professor, Ron Brough, he was exposed and expected to play in a wide variety of world and ethnic music in his early years. As a teenager, Brough received several outstanding soloist awards culminating at the 2005 International Society of Bassists Convention where he was awarded second place in the Jazz Solo Division. Brough received his BM in Bass Performance from Brigham Young University and his MM in Composition from George Mason University.
Brough is an active composer and arranger who currently teaches jazz bass at George Mason University. He has been the bassist with The U.S. Army Blues in Washington D.C. since 2006. Brough has performed at The White House, the Vice-President’s home, for heads of state and various military leaders from around the world. Brough has performed with artists such as Tim Hagans, Terell Stafford, Wayne Bergeron, Tim Warfield, Eric Marienthal, John Clayton, Bill Watrous, Dick Nash, Buddy Baker, Jeff Lorber, Steve Allee, Steve Houghton and Conrad Herwig among others.
An active composer and arranger, Brough has written for big band, choral groups, various chamber ensembles and orchestrated several works for string and chamber orchestras.
Writer: Preston Williamson