Jazz Great Bill Evans is Focus of Free Faculty Concert

Jazz Great Bill Evans is Focus of Free Faculty Concert

March 15, 2001

March 15, 2001, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University School of Music will present a faculty jazz concert on Thursday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium of the Performing Arts Center. This semester the group consists of Larry Wiseman (trumpet and flügelhorn), Sandy Williams (guitar), Jim Connerley (piano), Eric Sayer (bass), and D. Stephen Hanna (drums). This will be Williams' first performance with the group.

The program will be a performance of the classic Bill Evans album, Interplay, which was recorded in 1962. It was the first collection of songs in which Evans led a group larger than a trio. For the session he selected the unique instrumentation of trumpet and guitar along with a standard rhythm section. The album included several wonderful arrangements of old standards such as "You and the Night and the Musical notesMusic", "When You Wish Upon a Star", "You Go to My Head", along with the title tune, which is an Evans original.

The concert is free and open to the public. Seating will be on the stage.