A Triple Jazz Festival featuring three local jazz bands will perform a special concert on Monday, November 20 at 7pm on the UW-Sheboygan stage. This family friendly evening includes performances by Sheboygan South High School’s Jazz Ensemble I (directed by Wade Heinen), Jeff Schieble’s Generations Big Band and UW-Sheboygan Jazz Ensemble (directed by Paul Sucherman). The concert takes place on the UW-Sheboygan campus (Fine arts building), located at One University Drive in Sheboygan and is free to all area students (with ID) and $10 for adults. The box office opens at 6pm, with doors opening at 6:30pm.
South High School students will open the festivities. From New Orleans style Jazz to Be-Bop and Funk, this talented Jazz Ensemble will entertain with songs including "Pocono Git-Down" by Rick Hirsch, John Coltrane's "Impressions" arr. Mark Taylor, and "The Chicken” by Alfred James Ellis. Jeff Schieble’s Generations Big Band, with tunes that include Thad Jones' “Quietude” and “Tiptoe,” Cedar Walton's “Bolivia,” and a Trombone battle, “Two Bone Barbeque” will continue the groove. UW-Sheboygan’s own Jazz Ensemble, will play familiar tunes and encourage the audience to sing along. Favorites will include “A Tisket, A Tasket” featuring vocalist/bassoonist Sydney Schaller; Count asie's “Lonely Street” featuring Altoist Jessica Crist; a “Charlie Brown Christmas Medley,” and Stevie Wonder's “Overjoyed,” featuring special guest Nathan Knepprath on tenor sax.
For more information about this concert or the music program at UW-Sheboygan, contact Dr. Christy Talbott, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website, sheboygan.uwc.edu UW-Sheboygan is a University of Wisconsin campus, providing freshman and sophomore level college classes in over 250 majors, with small class sizes and credits that easily transfer within the UW System.