BC Jazz Ensemble to Give Spring Concert on May 2
The Bridgewater College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Christine Carrillo, assistant professor of music and director of instrumental music, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, in Cole Hall.
The concert is free and open to the public.
The program includes music in the styles of funk, rock, ballad, swing and soul.
Funk hit “Crunchy Frog” by Gordon Goodwin features Tyler Goss, a senior philosophy and religion and mathematics double major from Mechanicsville, Va., on the flute and John Hazelwood, a senior music major from Dayton, Va., on the baritone saxophone.
“Soul Sacrifice” by Carlos Santana and arranged by Michael Philip Mossman, is a fast, jazz rock tune that features Tyler Limbrick, a senior history and political science major from Fredericksburg, Va., on drums, Sara Urry, a senior music major from Easton, Md., on the congas and
Will Gaulden, a sophomore applied physics major from Spout Spring, Va., on the guitar.
Larry Barton’s swing composition “Abracadabra!” features Miranda L. Fitzgerald, a junior music major from Verona, Va., and Taylor Cox, a junior physics major from Forest, Va., on alto saxophone.
“Better Get Hit in Your Soul,” a fast, soulful piece with lots of twists and turns by Charles Mingus, begins with a solo by bassist Tyler Burch, a sophomore music major from Mount Sidney, Va. Other soloists include Goss on the flute and Limbrick on drums.
“Virtual Insanity” by the band Jamiroquai features Fitzerald on the alto saxophone.
The theme music from “The Pink Panther” by Henry Mancini features Urry on the vibraphone and Katelyn Wampler, a junior biology major with a minor in philosophy and religion, from Nokesville, Va., on the trumpet.