Flint School of Performing Arts Presents the FSPA Jazzmen

From the Flint Institute of Music

FSPA Jazzmen

Flint School of Performing Arts faculty members Jeff Price, saxophone, Roger Jones, piano, and Terry Newman, bass.

Flint School of Performing Arts faculty members Jeff Price, saxophone, Roger Jones, piano, and Terry Newman, bass, will perform at 7pm, Friday, December 14th in the MacArthur Recital Hall at the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. in Flint.

This concert is FREE and open to the public.

This concert is part of the FSPA Faculty Concert Series.

Music Selections Include
My One And Only Love – Guy Wood/Robert Mellin
Dolphin Dance – Herbie Hancock
Have You Met Miss Jones – Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart
Nefertiti – Wayne Shorter
Joyspring – Clifford Brown
Little Waltz – Ron Carter
Beautiful Love – Young/King/VanAlstyne/Gillespie
Invitation – Bronislau Kaper/Paul Francis Webster

The order of the program will be announced from the stage.

Jeff Price
Price, saxophone, Jazz Ensemble, Faculty Concert Series Coordinator, Adult Programs Coordinator: Doctoral Candidate, Michigan State University; M.M. (music performance), Bowling Green State University, B.M. (music performance), Youngstown State University; Adjunct faculty, University of Michigan-Flint. Winner, 2001 and 2002 Coleman Chamber Music Competition (California), 2002 MTNA Chamber Music Competition.

Roger Jones
Jones, piano, attended Oberlin conservatory from 1989-1993. He has played professionally since 1989, concertizing throughout the US, Europe, Turkey, and Japan. He has worked with Marcus Belgrave, JJ Johnson, Wallace Roney, Wynton Marsalis, Joe Henderson, and Roy Hargrove. Roger is currently the leader of the Roger Jones Quintet, a modern jazz group, that plays original music as well as playing homage to pioneers such as Miles Davis, and John Coltrane.

Terrance Newman
Newman, upright bass/bass guitar, is a former student, Julliard School of Music. An experienced musician, his professional engagements include concerts, clubs and festivals such as Detroit/Montreux, New York and Greenwich Village Jazz Festivals. He has toured Europe, recorded numerous CDs and has been a musical production director. Terrance has continued to perform jazz, salsa, classical and pop/rock gigs professionally for 40 years.

A reception, generously provided by Allegro, follows the concert.

Flint Institute of Music

Dedicated to changing lives through a lifelong continuum of music, dance and theatre. The Flint Institute of Music includes the Flint Symphony Orchestra, Flint School of Performing Arts and Flint Youth Theatre. A professional orchestra led by world-renowned music director Enrique Diemecke, the FSO enjoys a more than 90-year history, annually performing outstanding classical concerts, as well as Nutcracker and Holiday Pops. A member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, the FSPA is the largest community music school in the state and provides outstanding music and dance opportunities for all ages and abilities. FYT is a nationally-acclaimed, award-winning resident theatre company, providing inter-generational, live theatre arts since 1957. A nonprofit 501c3 organization, the FIM receives support from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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