Black History Month: University Jazz Collective

A Jazz Concert In Celebration of Black History Month

by the Webster University Jazz Collective

James A. Martin, director


(music made famous by

Charles Mingus, Horace Silver and others)


Monday February 23, 2015

7:00 p.m.

Moore Auditorium


The Webster University Jazz Collective, under the direction of James A. Martin, will perform a concert on February 23, 2015 in celebration of Black History Month. The instrumentation for the 15 piece jazz ensemble is non-traditional: violin, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, two trumpets, tenor and bass trombones, piano, guitar, bass and drums.


Featured on the concert will be compositions collectively arranged by the ensemble drawn from the rich musical heritage of American Jazz. The program includes music from Charles Mingus (Haitian Fight Song, Ecclusiastics, and Tijuana Gift Shop), Horace Silver (Nica’s Dream), Les Hooper (Tiger Rag) and George Shutack (El Taco Loco).


Tiger Rag                   arr. by Les Hooper

El Taco Loco              George Shutack

Nica’s Dream             Horace Silver, arr. by Michael Philip Mossman

Tijuana Gift Shop       Charles Mingus, arr. by Michael Philip Mossman

Ecclusiastics              Charles Mingus, arr. by Sy Johnson

Haitian Fight Song     Charles Mingus, arr. by Sy Johnson

Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7:00pm

Winifred Moore Auditorium
470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119

Event Type

Art & Performances, Jazz at Webster, Concerts, Music


Music, Divisions


concert, arts & performances, BHM


$3 general admission. All Webster University faculty & staff and all students of any age are admitted free to departmental performances with valid student ID.

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