Concert Features SWOSU Summer Jazz Ensemble


The SWOSU Summer Jazz Ensemble will present a concert this Wednesday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 102 of the Fine Arts Center on the Weatherford campus. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

The ensemble is directed by Dr. Terry Segress.

The concert will feature familiar songs and big band music such as “Cottontail” and “C Jam Blues” by Duke Ellington, “Front Burner” by Sammy Nestico, “Splanky” by Neal Hefti, and “Baytrail Shuffle” by Maria Schneider.

The ensemble will feature saxophonists Eric Pennello, Lawton; Teri Gorshing, Weatherford; Adriel Reynolds, Lawton; Stephanie Patrick, Central High; and Tim Martin, Woodward. The trombonists are Nathan Rapson, Del City; Dakota Horn, Carnegie; Joshua Lawson, Weatherford; T. J. Cortes, Moore; and Adam Frame, Pauls Valley. The trumpet section includes Joseph Donley, Chickasha; Elisa Endres, Gainsville, TX; Annette Diamond, Thomas; and Susan Steiner, Weatherford. The rhythm section includes Dr. Segress, piano; Ryan Houck, Weatherford, guitar; Chris Roland, Altus, bass; Kyle Burrow, Cordell, drums; and Robert Miller, Lawton, drums.