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Jazz Ensembles Concerts

UCO Jazz Ensembles

7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022

UCO Jazz Ensemble 3
Ryan Sharp, director

UCO Jazz Ensemble 2
Jeff Kidwell, director

Special Guest Norman High School Jazz Ensemble


7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022

UCO Jazz Ensemble 4
Zac Lee, director

UCO Jazz Ensemble 1
Brian Gorrell, director

Special Guest Norman North High School Jazz Ensemble


TUESDAY PROGRAM

UCO Jazz Ensemble 3
Ryan Sharp, director

In a Mellow Tone
Duke Ellington, arr. Frank Foster

Bare Your Soul
John Daversa

Beefsteak Charlie’s
Pete Coulman

Mambo Caliente
Arturo Sandoval

UCO Jazz Ensemble 2
Jeff Kidwell, director

I Mean You
Thelonious Monk, arr. Brian Swartz

Hunting Wabbits
Gordon Goodwin
Johnathan Haywood, student director

A Long Time Ago
Bob Mintzer

The Magic Flea
Sammy Nestico

Special Guest Norman High School Jazz Ensemble


WEDNESDAY PROGRAM

UCO Jazz Ensemble 4
Zac Lee, director

Such Sweet Thunder
Duke Ellington 

Declaration
Donny McCaslin, arr. Zac Lee

Cinderella
Poncho Sanchez, arr. Zac Lee

Shofukan
Michael League, arr. Zac Lee

UCO Jazz Ensemble 1
Brian Gorrell, director

Rejoice
Thad Jones

Body & Soul
Green/Sour/Heyman/Eyton, arr. Will Campbell
Adapted by John Coltrane
Nelson Gonzales, student director

Beulah Witch
Don Menza

Goodbye Mr. Shulz
Vince Norman

Swee’ Pea
Bill Holman
Tahlon Brahic, student director

Time Check
Don Menza

Special Guest Norman North High School Jazz Ensemble


ENSEMBLE MEMBERS

JAZZ ENSEMBLE 1
Alto Saxophone 1 – Sam Vaughn
Alto Saxophone 2 – Eric Neel
Tenor Saxophone 1 – Nicholas Cockerill
Tenor Saxophone 2 – Jeffrey Stevenson
Bari Saxophone – Matthew Stevenson
Trombone 1 – Naomi Wharry
Trombone 2 – Tyler Gitthens
Trombone 3 – Austin Oden
Bass Trombone – Ben Curtis
Trumpet 1 – Jack Cheatham
Trumpet 2 – Cameron Hadley
Trumpet 3 – Caleb Rollins
Trumpet 4 – Brock Lewis
Trumpet 5 – Cameron Cox
Piano – Tahlon Brahic
Guitar – Eric Wall
Bass – Nelson Gonzalez
Drums – Kyle Broadbooks

JAZZ ENSEMBLE 2
Alto Saxophone 1 – Micah Adkins
Alto saxophone 2 – Jon Torres
Tenor Saxophone 1 – Jacob Marrow
Tenor Saxophone 2 – Ryan Holcomb
Bari Saxophone – Jacob VanMieghem
Trombone 1 – Collin Garrett
Trombone 2 – Daniel Howard
Trombone 3 – Hongyi Zhu
Bass Trombone – Mateo Rivera
Trumpet 1 – Ty Clifton
Trumpet 2 – Miranda Highby
Trumpet 3 – Kelton Lott
Trumpet 4 – Ryan Baber
Piano – 1 Matt Cheney
Piano 2 – Junrong Jiang
Guitar 1 – Braeden Jermain
Guitar 2 – Titus Ott
Bass – Aimee McRorie
Drums – Jonathan Haywood

JAZZ ENSEMBLE 3
Alto Saxophone 1 – Haotian Sun
Alto Saxophone 2 – Richelle Zampella
Tenor Saxophone 1 – Brandon Stewart
Tenor Saxophone 2 – Bryanna Louch
Bari Saxophone – Tony DeLozier
Trombone 1- Taelor Martin
Trombone 2 – Kayla Risner
Trombone 3 – Jessica Blomgren
Bass Trombone – Matt Card
Trumpet 1 – Garrett Cox (Split Lead)
Trumpet 1 – Trevor Chandler (Split Lead)
Trumpet 3 – Nathan Bowen
Trumpet 4 – Clint Carr
Trumpet 5 – Tyson Lords
Piano 1 – Marcus Upshaw
Piano 2 – Yingshi Bu
Guitar 1 – Bishop Ward
Guitar 2 – Noble Harrison
Bass – Alex Chapman
Bass Observer – Jayce Christenson
Drums/Perc 1 – Cole Holleyman
Drums/Perc 2 – Cole Woodard

JAZZ ENSEMBLE 4
Alto Saxophone 1 – Trey Pomeroy
Alto Saxophone 2 – Teddy Eastman
Alto Saxophone 3 – Ellie Lantange
Tenor Saxophone 1 – Jeron Fishburn
Tenor Saxophone 2 – Will McGinn
Bari Saxophone – Eli Hellstern
Trombone 1 – David Ballard
Trombone 2 – Garrett Carter
Trumpet 1 – Brett Lafal
Trumpet 2 – Kirk Guillory
Trumpet 3 – Edgar Jimenez
Trumpet 4 – Derreck Franklin
Piano 1 – Carlos Labrador
Piano 2 – Caden Lovelace
Guitar – Wyatt Manley
Guitar Observer – Perry Patterson
Bass – Cullen Smith
Bass Observer – Lance Hamm
Drums – Carl Corbitt
Vibes – Treven Cowherd
Student Teaching Assistant – Mason Longey


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Learn more about UCO Jazz Studies



Get discounts on the things you love while supporting the next generation of artists, designers & performers at UCO.

The Central Arts Card is a fundraising effort benefiting UCO’s College of Fine Arts and Design and a community outreach effort. As a cardholder, your donation supports the arts and grants you discounts at our partner organizations. Visit go.uco.edu/cac to learn more!

Partner Organizations

Blue J’s Rockin’ Grill — 10% off purchases*

Commonplace Books — 10% off purchases*

Edmond Historical Society & Museum — 10% off gift shop purchases / 1 free admission to “1940s RadioTheatre” show*

Edmond Fine Arts Institute — 10% off classes*

UCO Jazz Lab — $5 off select productions (see a list of qualifying UCO events below)*

Mitchell Hall Theatre — 10% off select productions (see a list of qualifying UCO events below)*

Mt Everest Cuisines — 10% off purchases over $20 / Free drinks on purchases over $30*

School of Rock — $50 off first-month private lessons enrollment. $75 off first-month group or lesson+group enrollment*

This is just the beginning! Our list of partner organizations in this new program is growing every week.
*Some restrictions may apply. Contact the partner organization for additional details.

Vocal Jazz Concert

7:30PM Monday, Nov. 14, 2022
UCO Jazz Lab


Fall 2022 Vocal Jazz Concert

Second Street Singers


PROGRAM

Misty
Erroll Garner

Kody Clark, tenor

Seven Nation Army  
The White Stripes

Sarah Munsell, mezzo-soprano

El Bodguero
Richard Egues

Khalil Cabrera-Tosado, tenor

Song for Bilbao
Pat Matheny
Arr. Paris Rutherford

Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen and Dick Rogers
Arr. Michele Weir

Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly
Chick Corea and Neville Potter
Arr. Rosana Eckert

The Second Street Singers

Someone to Watch Over Me
George Gershwin

Corbyn Nauman, soprano

Social Call
Bennie Bemack

Calliope Staudt, soprano
Bear Harlow, baritone

Route 66
Bobby Troup
Arr. Kirby Shaw

Green Lights
Sarah Jarosz and Luke Reynolds
Arr. David von Kampen

Muddy Water
Trent/OE Rose/Richman
Arr. Michele Weir

The Second Street Singers


THE SECOND STREET SINGERS MEMBERS

Dr. Karl Nelson, director
Ms. Hwaju Lee, piano

Khalil Cabrera-Tosado, baritone
Kody Clark, tenor
Erinn Giraudo, alto
Bear Harlow, baritone
Sarah Munsell, mezzo-soprano
Corbyn Nauman, soprano
Robby Ray, tenor
Calliope Staudt, soprano

Vince Norman, piano/solo arranger
Nelson Gonzalez, bass
Jonathan Haywood, drums


Get discounts on the things you love while supporting the next generation of artists, designers & performers at UCO.

The Central Arts Card is a fundraising effort benefiting UCO’s College of Fine Arts and Design and a community outreach effort. As a cardholder, your donation supports the arts and grants you discounts at our partner organizations. Visit go.uco.edu/cac to learn more!

Partner Organizations

Blue J’s Rockin’ Grill — 10% off purchases*

Commonplace Books — 10% off purchases*

Edmond Historical Society & Museum — 10% off gift shop purchases / 1 free admission to “1940s RadioTheatre” show*

Edmond Fine Arts Institute — 10% off classes*

UCO Jazz Lab — $5 off select productions (see a list of qualifying UCO events below)*

Mitchell Hall Theatre — 10% off select productions (see a list of qualifying UCO events below)*

Mt Everest Cuisines — 10% off purchases over $20 / Free drinks on purchases over $30*

School of Rock — $50 off first-month private lessons enrollment. $75 off first-month group or lesson+group enrollment*

This is just the beginning! Our list of partner organizations in this new program is growing every week.
*Some restrictions may apply. Contact the partner organization for additional details.

UCO Jazz Combos

UCO Jazz Combos

7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022

5th Street Strutters Combo
Jeff Kidwell, director

Z Lee Jazz Repertory Combo
Zac Lee, director

Jazz Composers Combo
Lee Rucker, director


7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022

Geib Jazz Repertory Combo
Michael Geib, director

Jacobson Jazz Repertory Combo
Garrett Jacobson, director

Latin/Fusion Jazz Combo
Bill Repavich, director


WEDNESDAY PROGRAM

5th Street Strutters Combo
Jeff Kidwell, director

Wolverine Blues
Ferdinand Joseph “Jelly Roll” Morton

The Mooch
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington

St. Louis Blues
W.C. Handy

The Original Dixieland One Step
J.W. Stern

 Z Lee Jazz Repertory Combo
Zac Lee, director

Staccato Swing
Benny Golsen, arr. Jeffrey Stevenson

Falling in Love with Love
Rodgers/Hart, arr. Aimee McRorie

Bernie’s Tune
Bernie Miller

Dead Wait
Aimee McRorie

Coffee Pot
J.J. Johnson

Jazz Composers Combo
Lee Rucker, director

Lady Bird
Tadd Dameron, arr. Cameron Hadley

When I See Her Again
Cameron Hadley

Lightbike
Matt Cheney

Quichimba-Baez
Nelson Gonzalez

Tres Lindas Cubanas
Nelson Gonzalez


THURSDAY PROGRAM

Geib Jazz Repertory Combo
Michael Geib, director

Birk’s Works
Dizzy Gillespie

For Harry Carney
Charles Mingus

Ask Me Now
Thelonious Monk

Groovin’ High
Dizzy Gillespie

Jacobson Jazz Repertory Combo
Garrett Jacobson, director

Unit 7
Sam Jones

Maiden Voyage
Herbie Hancock

In Walked Bud
Thelonious Monk

Nica’s Dream
Horace Silver

Latin/Fusion Jazz Combo
Garrett Jacobson, director

El Cuarto de Tula
Buena Vista Social Club

Hot Pants Road
James Brown

Doin’ It To Death
James Brown

Cinderella
Poncho Sanchez


COMBO MEMBERS

5TH STREET STRUTTERS COMBO
Trumpet – Garrett Cox
Trombone – Mason Longey
Clarinet/Saxophone – Jon Torres
Piano/Clarinet – Tahlon Brahic
Guitar/Banjo – Wyatt Manley
Bass – Aimee McRorie
Drums – Carl Corbitt

Z LEE JAZZ REPERTORY COMBO
Trombone – Hongyi Zhu
Tenor Saxophone – Jeffrey Stevenson
Piano – Junrong Jiang
Guitar – Bishop Ward
Bass – Aimee McRorie
Drums – Kyle Broadbooks

JAZZ COMPOSERS COMBO
Trumpet – Cameron Hadley
Trombone – Naomi Wharry
Saxophone – Nicholas Cockerill
Piano – Matt Cheney
Bass – Nelson Gonzalez
Drums – Jonathan Haywood

GEIB JAZZ REPERTORY COMBO
Trumpet – Greg Haubrich
Alto Saxophone – Haotian Sun
Tenor Saxophone – Bryanna Louch
Piano – James Higgins
Vibes – Casey White
Bass – Jayce Christenson
Drums – Treven Cowherd

JACOBSON JAZZ REPERTORY COMBO
Alto Saxophone – Jacob Marrow
Tenor Saxophone – Jeron Fishburn
Bari Saxophone – Eli Hellstern
Piano – Marcus Upshaw
Guitar – Titus Ott
Bass – Alex Chapman
Drums – Cole Woodard

LATIN/FUSION JAZZ COMBO
Trumpet – Ty Clifton
Bari Saxophone – Jacob VanMieghem
Alto Saxophone – Brandon Stewart
Tenor Saxophone – Trey Pomeroy
Keyboard 1 – Caden Lovelace
Keyboard 2 – Chase Leach
Guitar – Noble Harrison
Bass – Cullen Smith
Drums – Cole Holleyman


View the College of Fine Arts and Design Artistic Expression Statement

Learn more about UCO Jazz Studies



Get discounts on the things you love while supporting the next generation of artists, designers & performers at UCO.

The Central Arts Card is a fundraising effort benefiting UCO’s College of Fine Arts and Design and a community outreach effort. As a cardholder, your donation supports the arts and grants you discounts at our partner organizations. Visit go.uco.edu/cac to learn more!

Partner Organizations

Blue J’s Rockin’ Grill — 10% off purchases*

Commonplace Books — 10% off purchases*

Edmond Historical Society & Museum — 10% off gift shop purchases / 1 free admission to “1940s RadioTheatre” show*

Edmond Fine Arts Institute — 10% off classes*

UCO Jazz Lab — $5 off select productions (see a list of qualifying UCO events below)*

Mitchell Hall Theatre — 10% off select productions (see a list of qualifying UCO events below)*

Mt Everest Cuisines — 10% off purchases over $20 / Free drinks on purchases over $30*

School of Rock — $50 off first-month private lessons enrollment. $75 off first-month group or lesson+group enrollment*

This is just the beginning! Our list of partner organizations in this new program is growing every week.
*Some restrictions may apply. Contact the partner organization for additional details.

Fall 2022 Jazz Ensembles

UCO Jazz Ensembles

7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2022

UCO Jazz Lab Special Guest:
Edmond Santa Fe High School Jazz Ensemble
Tony Romano, director

UCO Jazz Ensemble IV
Zac Lee, director

UCO Jazz Ensemble I
Brian Gorrell, director


7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022

UCO Jazz Lab Special Guest:
Edmond Memorial High School Jazz Ensemble
Jeff Jahnke, director

UCO Jazz Ensemble III
Ryan Sharp, director

UCO Jazz Ensemble II
Jeff Kidwell, director


MONDAY PROGRAM

Special Guest: Edmond Santa Fe High School
Tony Romano, director

Jazz Ensemble IV
Zac Lee, director

April in Paris—Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg
arr. Wild Bill Davis

Stompin’ at the Savoy—Edgar Sampson
arr. Bill Holman

I Left My Heart in San Fransisco—George Cory, Douglass Cross
arr. Quincy Jones

Moanin’—Bobby Timmons
arr. Quincy Jones

Jazz Ensemble I
Brian Gorrell, director

All of Me—Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks
arr. Thad Jones

Waltz for Debby—Bill Evans
arr. Don Sebesky

‘Round Midnight—Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk
arr. Slide Hampton

Are You Going With Me?—Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays
arr. Bob Curnow

After You’ve Gone—Creamer, Layton
arr. Bill Holman

The Jody Grind—Horace Silver
arr. John Clayton


TUESDAY PROGRAM

Special Guest: Edmond Memorial High School
Jeff Jahnke, director

Jazz Ensemble III
Ryan Sharp, director

On the Street Where You Live—Frederick Loewe
arr. Bob Eberhart

Over the Rainbow—Harold Arlen
arr. Vince Norman

Teddy the Toad—Neal Hefti

Machito Forever—Tito

Jazz Ensemble II
Jeff Kidwell, director

Hot House—Tadd Dameron
arr. Vince Norman

Hay Burner—Sammy Nestico

Latin Dance—Bob Mintzer

Love for Sale—Porter
arr. Pete Myers


ENSEMBLE MEMBERS

JAZZ ENSEMBLE I
Alto Saxophone 1 – Sam Vaughn
Alto Saxophone 2 – Eric Neel
Tenor Saxophone 1 – Nicholas Cockerill
Tenor Saxophone 2 – Jeffrey Stevenson
Bari Saxophone – Matthew Stevenson
Trombone 1 – Naomi Wharry
Trombone 2 – Tyler Gitthens
Trombone 3 – Austin Oden
Bass Trombone – Ben Curtis
Trumpet 1 – Jack Cheatham
Trumpet 2 – Cameron Hadley
Trumpet 3 – Caleb Rollins
Trumpet 4 – Brock Lewis
Trumpet 5 – Cameron Cox
Piano – Tahlon Brahic
Guitar – Eric Wall
Bass – Nelson Gonzalez
Drums – Kyle Broadbooks

JAZZ ENSEMBLE II
Alto Saxophone 1 – Micah Adkins
Alto saxophone 2 – Jon Torres
Tenor Saxophone 1 – Jacob Marrow
Tenor Saxophone 2 – Ryan Holcomb
Bari Saxophone – Jacob VanMieghem
Trombone 1 – Collin Garrett
Trombone 2 – Daniel Howard
Trombone 3 – Hongyi Zhu
Bass Trombone – Mateo Rivera
Trumpet 1 – Ty Clifton
Trumpet 2 – Miranda Highby
Trumpet 3 – Kelton Lott
Trumpet 4 – Ryan Baber
Piano – 1 Matt Cheney
Piano 2 – Junrong Jiang
Guitar 1 – Braeden Jermain
Guitar 2 – Titus Ott
Bass – Aimee McRorie
Drums – Jonathan Haywood

JAZZ ENSEMBLE III
Alto Saxophone 1 – Haotian Sun
Alto Saxophone 2 – Richelle Zampella
Tenor Saxophone 1 – Brandon Stewart
Tenor Saxophone 2 – Bryanna Louch
Bari Saxophone – Kyle DeLozier
Trombone 1- Taelor Martin
Trombone 2 – Kayla Risner
Trombone 3 – Jessica Blomgren
Bass Trombone – Matt Card
Drums/Perc 1 – Cole Holleyman
Drums/Perc 2 – Cole Woodard
Trumpet 1 – Garrett Cox (Split Lead)
Trumpet 1 – Trevor Chandler (Split Lead)
Trumpet 3 – Nathan Bowen
Trumpet 4 – Clint Carr
Trumpet 5 – Tyson Lords
Piano 1 – Marcus Upshaw
Piano 2 – Yingshi Bu
Guitar 1 – Bishop Ward
Guitar 2 – Noble Harrison
Bass – Alex Chapman
Bass Observer – Jayce Christenson

JAZZ ENSEMBLE IV
Alto Saxophone 1 – Trey Pomeroy
Alto Saxophone 2 – Teddy Eastman
Alto Saxophone 3 – Ellie Lantange
Tenor Saxophone 1 – Jeron Fishburn
Tenor Saxophone 2 – Will McGinn
Bari Saxophone – Eli Hellstern
Trumpet 1 – Brett Lafal
Trumpet 2 – Kirk Guillory
Trumpet 3 – Edgar Jimenez
Trumpet 4 – Derreck Franklin
Trombone 1 – David Ballard
Trombone 2 – Garrett Carter
Piano 1 – Carlos Labrador
Piano 2 – Caden Lovelace
Guitar – Wyatt Manley
Guitar Observer – Perry Patterson
Bass – Cullen Smith
Bass Observer – Lance Hamm
Drums – Carl Corbitt
Vibes – Treven Cowherd
Student Teaching Assistant – Mason Longey


UCO Edmond Jazz Fest

UCO Jazz Fest Performance Schedule

7PM Wednesday, Sept. 28—Adam Larsen Quartet$15 Tickets Online

7PM Thursday, Sept. 29—Brian Gorrell and Jazz Company Jam Session—FREE Admission

7:30PM Friday, Sept. 30—Evening with Jazz Ensemble I: Celebrating 20 years at the UCO Jazz Lab—$40 Tickets Online

8:30PM Saturday, Oct. 1—Headliner: Jeffery Smith$45 VIP – $35 General Admission Available Online


View the College of Fine Arts and Design Artistic Expression Statement

Learn more about UCO Jazz Studies



Get discounts on the things you love while supporting the next generation of artists, designers & performers at UCO.

The Central Arts Card is a fundraising effort benefiting UCO’s College of Fine Arts and Design and a community outreach effort. As a cardholder, your donation supports the arts and grants you discounts at our partner organizations. Visit go.uco.edu/cac to learn more!

Partner Organizations

Blue J’s Rockin’ Grill — 10% off purchases*

Commonplace Books — 10% off purchases*

Edmond Historical Society & Museum — 10% off gift shop purchases / 1 free admission to “1940s RadioTheatre” show*

Edmond Fine Arts Institute — 10% off classes*

UCO Jazz Lab — $5 off select productions (see a list of qualifying UCO events below)*

Mitchell Hall Theatre — 10% off select productions (see a list of qualifying UCO events below)*

Mt Everest Cuisines — 10% off purchases over $20 / Free drinks on purchases over $30*

School of Rock — $50 off first-month private lessons enrollment. $75 off first-month group or lesson+group enrollment*

This is just the beginning! Our list of partner organizations in this new program is growing every week.
*Some restrictions may apply. Contact the partner organization for additional details.