Herb Pomeroy Memorial Concert

April 24, 2015 | 05:00 pm

April 24, 2015 | 05:00 pm

8th Annual Herb Pomeroy Memorial Concert. MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, MIT Alumni Jazz Band, Frederick Harris, Jr., music director. Special guests: French composer-pianist-conductor Magali Souriau, and Argentine trumpeter-composer, Richard Nant. Featuring the music of Souriau (former Pomeroy student), and works associated with Boston jazz legend and MIT’s “Father of Jazz” Herb Pomeroy. 8pm, Kresge Auditorium. General admission $5; Free, in advance via Eventbrite, to MIT community with MIT email address. Tickets at mitmta.eventbrite.com and at the door.


Director Frederick Harris Jr, announces the release of his Infinite Winds CD on Sunnyside Records.  Dedicated to Herb Pomeroy, "Father of jazz at MIT," the recording features the MIT Wind Ensemble and the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble in first recordings of Chick Corea's From Forever and Don Byron's Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble with Evan Ziporyn, soloist.  Guillermo Klein's Solar Return Suite,  with saxophonist Bill McHenry, completes the disc. Copies of the Infinite Winds CD will be available for sale at the eighth annual Herb Pomeroy Memorial Concert.  Infinite Winds is also available at sunnysiderecords.com.

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