Thursday, May 23, 2002

Jazz's Classical Influence
featuring UCSB Faculty Artist

Paul Bambach, clarinet

Paul Bambach, Clarinet, is a member of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and is an active free-lancer in Southern California. Director of the UCSB Wind Ensemble, he is Principal Clarinet with the Santa Barbara Grand Opera and performs frequently with the Santa Barbara Symphony, Master Chorale and Choral Society. He has been called upon as a performer, teacher, adjudicator and clinician in the United States and Europe, including the Montenea Festival Summer Music Institute and International Composer's Conference in Talloires, France, and the Adriatic Chamber Music Festival in Termoli, Italy. Mr. Bambach has recorded for Battery Records, New World Records, CRI and National Public Radio. A former student of Robert Marcellus, Mr. Bambach is currently a Yamaha Artist and Clinician.

Program

America Bernstein, arr. by Johnny Richards

In a Mist Bix Beiderbexke, arr. by Chuck Israels

Concerto for Clarinet and Jazz Orchestra Henry Brant*

*Pulitzer Prize Winner in Music 2002 for his composition "Ice Fields"
This work was originally written to be performed by Benny Goodman

West Side Story Suite Bernstein, arr. by Bill Reddie
as played by the Buddy Rich Big Band

Intermission

ABC Blues Bob Brookmeyer

Maids of Cadiz Leo Delibes, arr. by Gil Evans

Fables of Faubus Charles Mingus
UCSB Jazz Combo

Summertime Gershwin/Dubose

Pictures at an Exhibition Mussorgsky, arr. by Jeff Holmes