Skip to main content
Intellect

Synthesis hosts guest artist Phil Markowitz Nov. 17 at BYU

The Brigham Young University jazz ensemble Synthesis with guest artist Phil Markowitz will perform under the direction of Ray Smith Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are $9 with $3 off with a student ID. For tickets call the Fine Arts Ticket Office at (801) 378-4322 or visit http://performances.byu.edu .

Markowitz has received many awards for his jazz music including composition awards from the Howard Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Doris Duke Foundation. He received his bachelor's degree from the Eastman School of Music.

He has performed at the Bergamo Jazz Festival, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Tucson Jazz Society and the Center for the Performing Arts at Pace University.

Synthesis will perform various songs including George Gershwin's "But Not for Me," Pat Metheny's "See the World" and Gordon Goodwin's "Count Bubba."

Synthesis combines swing, blues, jazz, pop, Latin, funk and fusion styles into a feast of jazz entertainment.

They perform every year at national and international jazz festivals, including the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Antibes Jazz Festival in France.

For more information contact Ray Smith at (801) 422-3391.

Writer: Rebekah Hanson

Related Articles
data-content-type="article"
October 20, 2020
Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, delivered Tuesday’s university forum. He spoke on the importance of an interfaith effort to achieve unity.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
October 14, 2020
Catastrophic fires in the West are burning hotter than ever, leaving paths of destruction through both human development and native plant ecosystems. Seed coating technology from BYU is helping restore native plant systems.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
October 13, 2020
A new BYU study, published in the journal Vaccines, shows that 68% of respondents are supportive of being vaccinated for COVID-19, but concerns remain about side effects, sufficient vaccine testing and vaccine effectiveness.


overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=