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Ripon College Jazz Ensemble performs Dec. 12

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Professor Kurt Dietrich, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the campus. Admission is free and open to the public. The ensemble will play big band works from a variety of sources — the libraries of Stan Kenton, of the… Continue reading

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Violoist, percussionist to perform various styles

The ensemble duoJalal will perform at Ripon College Friday, Nov. 14, as part of the Chamber Music & Jazz at Ripon Series. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. The music of Kathryn Lockwood and Yousif Sheronick represents an organic amalgam of cultural traditions and… Continue reading

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Ripon Jazz Ensemble performs May 2

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2. The concert will be presented in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. There is no charge for admission. Adam Hardt, adjunct instructor of music, directs the Jazz Ensemble. The concert will feature the following performers: Saxophone Michell Eithun, alto… Continue reading

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Jazz Ensemble to Perform

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. Kurt Dietrich Professor of Music and Barbara Baldwin DeFrees Chair in the Performing Arts, will be directing. The concert is free and open to the public. The program will feature blues, rock… Continue reading

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Acclaimed jazz performers at Ripon College

The Matt Ulery Group will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in C. J. Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College campus. The performance is presented as part of the Chamber Music and Jazz at Ripon Series. Ulery, a Chicago-based bassist and composer, has been performing since age 14. He plays many styles of music, including the entire… Continue reading

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Ripon College Jazz Ensemble features guest performer

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Jose Encarnacion will be the guest performer. Encarnación teaches jazz improvisation, small jazz groups and applied jazz saxophone at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music in Appleton. He has performed jazz, salsa and Latin music with the… Continue reading

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