Bienen Ensembles

Jazz Small Ensembles

They All Called Him “J. J.”—The Music of J. J. Johnson

Monday, April 22, 2019 at 7:30pm

McClintock Choral and Recital Room

Joe Clark and Jarrard Harris, conductors

His mother named him James Louis, but the jazz world knew him as “J. J.” Without a doubt one of the most influential instrumentalists in the history of the genre, J. J. Johnson created a body of work and a musical vocabulary that changed perceptions of the trombone. His compositional contributions to bebop and third stream jazz were considered “top shelf.” This concert shines a light on the world of J. J. Johnson through student arrangements of his original works.

Tickets are $6 for the general public and $4 for students with valid ID.

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David and Carol McClintock Choral and Recital Room

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70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
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Located in the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this rooms seats 120 and offers a flexible space for choral rehearsals, small ensemble performances, and student recitals.