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Q'd up faculty jazz to perform at BYU Jan. 29

Q'd up, the Brigham Young University School of Music faculty jazz quintet, will perform Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Madsen Recital Hall. The concert is free.

Featuring new compositions by Steve Lindeman and Jay Lawrence, Q'd up specializes in "jazz that inspires." Special guests include vocalist Emily Merrill along with several School of Music faculty and students performing arrangements featured on Oscar Peterson and Johnny Mandell recordings.

With more than 25 different instruments under their command, Q’d up members include Ray Smith on woodwinds, Ron Brough and Jay Lawrence on percussion, Steve Lindeman on keyboards and Eric Hansen on bass.

Other guests artists include Emily Merrill on vocals, Monte Belknap on violin principal and Claudine Biglow on viola principal.

The concert will include compositions such as “Payin’ My Dues,” “I Need You to Tell Me,” “Paragon” and “Fiery Vortex.”

For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348.

Writer: Brett Lee

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