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NC State Jazz Lab Band Concert

April 11, 2023 | 7:30 p.m. | Stewart Theatre

Jazz musician playing a saxophone in a concert

The NC State Department of
Performing Arts and Technology


Jazz Lab Band Concert

Dr. Wes Parker, director


Performances will be selected from the following:

Blues to Begin With
Bill Liston

Children of the Night
Wayne Shorter
arr. Mark Taylor

Down Basie Street
Dave Wolpe

Thad Jones

Message from Art
Joe LaBarbera
arr. John LaBarbera

It’s Only a Paper Moon
Harold Arlen
arr. John Berry

Basie Straight Ahead
Sammy Nestico

A Little Minor Booze
Willie Maiden

Bye Bye Blackbird
Ray Henderson
Featuring members of the Bell Tower Jazz Combo

Out of Nowhere
Johnny Green
Featuring members of the Bell Tower Jazz Combo

NC State Jazz Lab Band


Alex Martin (lead alto)
Connor Seeley (split lead alto)
Michael Lauf (alto)
Brendan Murphy (alto)
Trenton Hidenfelter (lead tenor)
Megan Mann (tenor)
Landon Sugar (bari)


Ben Sheldon
David Barr
Jack Grace
Gabriella Dangler
Christopher MacKay (bass)


Doug Leavy (lead)
Zachary Everson
Sam Summer
John Wiles
Patrick Holland

Rhythm Section

Andy Kurth (guitar)
Burke King (piano)
Anna Beasley (bass)
Luke Dickerson (bass)
Tyler Bowman (drums)

Bell Tower Jazz Combo

Sam Grant, trumpet
Dorian Lineberger, piano
Zack Butenhoff, guitar
Luke Dickerson, bass
Karl Shroff, drums

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