The School of Music at Brigham Young University will present Synthesis, BYU’s popular big band jazz ensemble under the direction of Ray Smith, in concert on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Admission will be $10, or $7 with a BYU or student ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-4322 or by visiting performances.byu.edu.
The showcase will feature “Jitterbug Waltz,” “Bugle Call Rag” and a number of Christmas favorites played in swinging big band style.
Synthesis combines the sounds of the swing, blues, jazz, Latin and fusion styles to create a unique sound all its own. The student performers have competed in jazz festivals throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
For more information, contact Ray Smith at (801) 422-3391.
Writer: Aaron Searle