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September 27, 2017 9:30 p.m.Location: Sursa Performance Hall
Guest saxophonist Walter Smith III is recognized as an adept performer, accomplished composer, and inspired educator. Originally from Houston, Smith now resides in the Los Angeles area where he leads ensembles in a number of different configurations for performances from trio, quartet, or quintet.
Learn more about Walter Smith III.
Learn more about the Ball State Jazz Ensembles and director Mark Buselli.
Program to include music by Sammy Nestico, Ray Brown (arr. Keezer), Oliver Nelson, John LaBarbera, Duke Pearson, Walter Smith III (arr. Otto), Herbie Hancock (arr. Ouimette), Thad Jones, Russell Robinson (arr. Kiger), and Frank Foster.
General Admission is $5. One free student ticket with ID in advance at Emens Box Office, or $5 at the door.
Tickets go on sale August 1, 2017 through the Emens Auditorium Box Office. For ticket information contact: Emens Auditorium at 765-285-1539 or 1-877-99-EMENS; Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000.
As a part of the Saxtemberfest series of events, Walter Smith III will also give a master class at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27 in Room 117 the Hargreaves Music Building (MU).
This concert will also be offered as a live webcast - visit the Concert Webcast Page for more information. Streaming begins approximately 15 minutes prior to scheduled concert start time.