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Fulbright Scholar Jack Wilkins

Jack Wilkins, Professor and Director of Jazz Studies, Jazz Ensembles
School of Music, University of South Florida, College of the Arts

Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Free Admission

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Jack Wilkins will present a concert of new works developed as part of his appointment as Research Chair in the School of Creative and Performing Arts.  

Tonight's concert will feature Jack Wilkin's new compositions written especially for Calgary-based musicians and creative thinkers, as well as collaborative works by Wilkins and:

  • New compositions in collaborative project with Professor Jeremy Brown, Music
  • New composition in collaboration with Michell Gregoire, Calgary-based composer and pianist
  • Arrangement of existing work by Jack Wilkins in collaboration with Nia Devetzis, graduate percussion Major with the UCalgary Percussion Ensemble
  • New compositions written for Calgary-based jazz musicians Kodi Hutchinson (bass), Tyler Hornby (drums) and Chris Andrews (piano).

Performers include:

Jack Wilkins, saxophone
Kodi Hutchinson, bass
Tyler Hornby, drums
Chris Andrews, piano
Michelle Gregoire, piano
Jeremy Brown, saxophone
Nia Devetzis with the UCalgary Percussion Ensemble