PULLMAN, Wash. – “Jazz, Drenched with Blues and Funk” is the title of the Washington State University Faculty Artist Series concert slated for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Kimbrough Hall.
The evening will feature faculty quartet Gator Tail, accompanied by special guest Teo Ciavarella, an internationally known jazz pianist from Italy.
Gator Tail, includes saxophonist Greg Yasinitsky; organist Brian Ward; guitarist Brad Ard; and percussionist Dave Jarvis. Ciavarella is considered one of Europe’s finest jazz artists.
The program includes originals by the members of the group including Ard’s “Digsville” and “Undercurrent;” Yasinitsky’s “Partial Eclipse” and “Nights of Wind and Water,” along with tunes from the recent Gator Tail CD including Ward’s “Count Dutch.”
Listeners who appreciate jazz with a dose of funky blues are in for a treat.
General admission is $10, seniors and non-WSU students are $5, and WSU students are free. All proceeds go to support music scholarships in the WSU School of Music.
For more information, see the School of Music calendar, https://calendar.wsu.edu/events/category/school-of-music, or contact Sandra Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sandra Albers, WSU School of Music, 509-335-4148, email@example.com.