Morgan State University Jazz Ensemble Annual Concert Melvin N. Miles, Jr., Conductor
The Morgan State University Jazz Ensemble presents its annual concert of works reflective of the
different genres of jazz.
Ensemble, under the skillful leadership of Melvin N. Miles, Jr. will showcase
works by noted composers such as Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Thad Jones, Count
Basie, George Gershwin and more!
MSU Jazz Ensemble has been a part of the Morgan State
University Band Program since 1971 and Melvin N. Miles, Jr. has been the conductor
since 1973. This ensemble serves the university and the community as an
entertainment unit and as a tool for the student musicians to improve their
improvisational, composing, arranging and conducting skills in the genre of
jazz and commercial music. Many of the former members are now touring and
studio musicians. Committed to high standards, this ensemble has an excellent
reputation and maintains a very active performance schedule.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
General Admission: $12. Students (with valid ID): $5. Tickets available only at the Murphy Fine Arts Center ticket office. 443-885-4440.