Jazz Repertory Ensemble salutes big names in big band
Monday, April 16, 2012

The Jazz Repertory Ensemble (JRE) of the University of Iowa School of Music will celebrate the work of three major big-band composer/arrangers with two upcoming concerts at the Mill in downtown Iowa City.

The shows will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19, and at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 3. The latter event will be broadcast on KCCK–88.3FM.

Both events will feature the works of Gil Evans, Thad Jones, and Bob Brookmeyer. Brookmeyer was honored with a posthumous Grammy nomination in last year's awards.

The cover charge will be $5 for each event. For additional information or accommodation, contact the School of Music, 319-335-1603.