Released: May 24, 2010
Lincoln, Neb. - A mix of jazz standards and original contemporary compositions performed by the University of Nebraska–Lincolns Faculty Jazz Ensemble is featured in Jazz Cabaret, a new NET Television program to be premiered on Tuesday, May 25, at UNLs Sheldon Museum of Art in the Ethel S. Abbott Auditorium, 12th and R Streets, Lincoln. The free screening begins at 7 p.m., followed by a reception.
Delivering a showcase of jazz artistry, the UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble is comprised of Paul Haar, saxophone; Darryl White, trumpet; Eric Richards, trombone; Peter Bouffard, guitar; Rusty White, double bass; Tom Larson, piano; and Steve Helfand, drums. Joining the septet on several songs is UNL graduate student and alto saxophonist, Brandon Holloman.
Taped before a live audience in an intimate cabaret-style setting, Jazz Cabaret is the perfect kick-off to the Sheldon Art Associations Jazz in June series of live free concerts held each Tuesday evening, beginning June 1, on the lawn and plaza west of the Sheldon Museum of Art.
The statewide broadcast premiere of Jazz Cabaret will be in July on NET Television.
The premiere screening of Jazz Cabaret is free, but an R.S.V.P. is required to guarantee a seat in the Abbott Auditorium and a place at the reception to follow. Please call (800) 634-6788 or go online to reserve space. The screening is a partnership between NET, the UNL School of Music and the Sheldon Museum of Art.
Jazz Cabaret is a production of NET Television in collaboration with the UNL School of Music. The program is funded in part by the Nebraska Arts Council, the Elizabeth Rubendall Foundation and the Berman Music Foundation.
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