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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Jazz at the Station (Ogden: Sept 8)

Jazz at the Station begins at 7pm, the second Wednesday of each month. This month featuring:
Jazz Birthday Party

Who: WSU Department of Performing Arts & The Union Station Foundation
What: Jazz at the Station with Benjamin Jennings and Friends
When: Wednesday, 8 September 2010, 7pm
Where: Ogden’s Union Station Grand Lobby
Tickets: No tickets are required for this Free performance.

Weber State University Department of the Performing Arts and the Union Station Foundation present Jazz at the Station with Benjamin Jennings and Friends, Wednesday, September 8, 7:00 pm in the Grand Lobby of Ogden’s Union Station. Jennings will be joined by Billy Bommer Jr., alto sax; Chris Clemons, Trumpet; Ken Critchfield, Bass; Don Keipp, vibraphone, drums & percussion; Jed Keipp, drums & percussion; Joe McQueen, tenor sax; Brad Wright, guitar and others.

Jennings is a familiar face in the local jazz scene as an upright bass player, drummer, vocalist and promoter. The program will feature his many jazz musicians in the area, doing what they do best.

Jennings is a member of several ensembles including BBC3, BBC2, The Liz Wooley Trio and performs regularly from Park City to Logan. In addition to being a musician, Jennings also assists in producing the Jazz at the Station program and is often included in the “and friends” option of other players such as Zoltan Vegvari, Viktor Uzur and Joe McQueen. He is actively working to promote live music in the area by providing current calendar listings to local publications and on-line sources.

Jazz at the Station provides an all-ages venue for jazz fans and students. Well behaved children are welcome to attend as long as they do not disturb the performers or members of the audience.

For more information about this program, contact Caril Jennings, 626-6431 or crjennings@weber.edu

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