The School of Music at Brigham Young University will present the Southern style music of the always-popular Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band with guest artists the Lightwood Duo in concert Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.
Admission to the performance will be free and the public is welcome to attend.
The band and guest artists will perform classic Dixieland-style favorites such as Paul Barbarin’s “Bourbon Street Parade,” Jim Burris and Chris Smith’s “Ballin’ the Jack,” Nick LaRocca’s “Original Dixieland One-Step,” Tom Delaney’s “Jazz Me Blues,” Will Handy’s “Oh, Didn’t He Ramble,” Hoagy Carmichael’s “Lazy River” and Kenneth Casey’s “Sweet Georgia Brown.”
The program also includes Lu Watters’ “Big Bear Stomp,” Bob Carlton’s “Jada,” Hughie Cannon’s “Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey,” Jimmy McHugh’s “On the Sunny Side of the Street,” Duke Ellington’s “Mood Indigo” and the Original Dixieland Jazz Band’s “Tiger Rag.”
The Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band has performed across the country at festivals and conferences. The group features Skyler Murray on clarinet, Stephen Tobian on saxophone, Benjamin Taylor on trumpet, Bryan Sullivan on trombone, Whitney Morris on piano, Marcus Voght on tuba, Ryan Flores on drums and Jillaine Chaston on vocals.
The Lightwood Duo, Eric Nelson and Mike Christiansen, have been performing together since 1992 and have created an acclaimed musical style all their own through the pairing of the clarinet and the guitar.
For more information, contact Steve Call at (801) 422-6116.
Writer: Aaron Searle