PREVIEW: Legendary Jazz Musician to perform with UA Jazz Ensemble

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PREVIEW: Legendary Jazz Musician to perform with UA Jazz Ensemble

Jimmy Baikovicius

Jimmy Baikovicius

Jimmy Baikovicius

Jazz composer Vinny Golia has combined with The University of Alabama’s Jazz Ensemble and other University based performers to create a collaborative jazz concert. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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The music of jazz musician and composer Vinny Golia will be featured in the third concert of Sonic Frontiers’ “California Experiments” season. Golia is a composer and musician known for his work in free jazz and his ability to play eight different instruments. 

WHO: The concert is open to the public and free of charge. The performance will be hosted by The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers concert series in partnership with the School of Music’s Jazz Studies program.

WHAT: The critically acclaimed Los Angeles Jazz composer Vinny Golia has combined with The University of Alabama’s Jazz Ensemble and other University based performers to create a collaborative jazz concert. The concert will consist of both large and small ensemble musical pieces intermixed with solos. Vinny Golia, the University’s Jazz Ensemble and UA-based musicians Chris Kozak, Andrew Raffo Dewar and Joe Berry will all be performing in the concert.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 7:30-9 p.m.

WHERE: Concert Hall Moody Music Building

WHY: “Sonic Frontiers is a cutting-edge concert series of innovative and experimental music that enriches the cultural life of West Alabama and invites creative exchange between world-class performers of adventurous music, students, and the greater community through public performances and lively post-concert discussions,” according to the Sonic Frontiers website.