Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform fall concert Nov. 19

The Ripon College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. All are welcome to attend, and masks are required to be worn. The director is Paul Dietrich, adjunct instructor of music.

The program will be selected from: “Dance You Monster To My Soft Song,” by Maria Schneider; “Moten Swing,” by Buster and Bennie Moten, arranged by Ernie Wilkins; “Nzembo Na Mvula Zamba (Song of the Rainforest),” traditional Bambuti chant, arranged by Fred Sturm; “The Queen Bee,” by Sammy Nestico; “Quietude,” by Thad Jones; “Take Off (From Time to Time),” by Paul Dietrich; “That Warm Feeling,” by Sammy Nestico; “Ummm,” by Ayn Inserto; and “Well, You Needn’t,” by Thelonious Monk, arranged by Ian McDougall.

Performers include:

Woodwinds: Benjamin Cabala ’24 of Madison, Wisconsin; Lydia Wiley Deal ’22 of Whitewater, Wisconsin; Associate Professor of Spanish Geoff Guevara-Geer, Virginia Pollock of Green Lake, Wisconsin; Megan Steffes ’24 of Sherwood, Wisconsin; Morgan Sullivan ’25 of Kimberly, Wisconsin.

Low Brass: Evan Jensen ’24 of Janesville, Wisconsin; Adjunct Professor of Music Jessica Jensen; Claire Lefeber ’23 of Waunakee, Wisconsin; Ty Rondestvedt ’25 of Altoona, Wisconsin.

Trumpets: community member Danielle Boerson; Kylar Kinyon ’23 of Benton Harbor, Michigan; Ruth Roltgen ’25 of Ripon, Wisconsin; Jacob Zuehlke ’22 of Whitewater, Wisconsin.

Rhythm: Erik Dietrich, manager of media and end user services; Ethan Hansen ’23 of Franksville, Wisconsin; Alexander Herrera ’24 of Ripon, Wisconsin; Allison Slowiak ’22 of Kiel, Wisconsin; Steve Yeomans of Green Lake, Wisconsin.

(Photo: Conductor Paul Dietrich)

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