Dana Jazz Ensemble performs April 9

YSU Jazz Ensemble members

The Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University presents Jazz Ensemble 1, directed by Kent Engelhardt, at 8 p.m., Monday, April 9, in Kilcawley Center’s Chestnut Room.

The event is free and open to the public.

The highlight of the concert will be the premiere of three student works produced in David Morgan’s Jazz Arranging Class. They include an arrangement of Benny Golson’s “Stablemates” by Max Doyle, and original compositions “Deconstructing Thoughts” by Kevin Snyder and “Shifting Spaces” by Mark Higgins. The concert will also feature music of Thad Jones, Maria Schneider, Michael Mossman, Bob Brookmeyer, Pat Metheny and Bob Florence.

For additional information contact the Dana School of Music at 330-941-3636.