Trine jazz ensembles present fall concert Nov. 5

ANGOLA (10/30/2017) Trine University's jazz ensembles, under the direction of Prof. Brian Derek, adjunct music faculty, will present their spring concert beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, in the Ryan Concert Hall of the T. Furth Center for Performing Arts.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The Jazz Combo will perform "Blue Bossa" by Kenny Dorham, "Autumn Leaves" by Johnny Mercer, "Chameleon" by Herbie Hancock, "My Favorite Things" by Richard Rodgers, "Yesterday" by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and "The Chicken" by Pee Wee Ellis.

Combo members are senior Joshua Bowman on alto saxophone, freshman Garrett Hunter on trumpet, freshman Lucas Neuerburg on trombone, senior Austin Crouse on drums and Prof. Derek on bass.

The Big Band will perform "Blues Brothers Revue," arranged by Roger Holmes; "St. Louis Blues" by W.C. Handy, arranged by John Denton; "Chameleon" by Herbie Hancock, arranged by Michael Sweeney; "On Green Dolphin Street" by Bronislau Kaper, arranged by Frank Mantooth; "Purple Haze" by Jimi Hendrix, arranged by Roger Holmes; "500 Miles High" by Chick Corea, arranged by Mark Taylor; "Earth, Wind and Fire Dance Mix," arranged by Paula Murtha; "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" by Robert Lamm, arranged by Mark Taylor; "Moondance" by Van Morrison, arranged by John Berry; "Take Five" by Paul Desmond, arranged by Dave Wolpe; "What Is Hip?" by Steven Kupka, Emilio Castillo and David Garibaldi, arranged by Paul Murtha; and "Birdland" by Josef Zawinul, arranged by John Higgins.

Big Band members are junior Adam Griswold on baritone saxophone; senior John Milostan and junior Bradly King on alto saxophone; sophomores Joel Galloy and Noah Weston on tenor saxophone; sophomores Joshua Dick and TJ Jensen and freshmen Katie Simon, Lucas Neuerburg and Alex Denton on trombone; sophomore Bern Woon on bass trombone; senior Vance Burnau, sophomore Adam McHenry and freshmen Jackson Billings, Garrett Hunter, Ryan Hibbets, Drew Furman, Joanna Robinson and Alex Kromkowski on trumpet; freshmen Lucas Harmon and Corey Brown on drums; and Prof. Derek on bass.

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Trine University, an internationally recognized, private, co-educational, residential institution, offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in the Allen School of Engineering & Technology, Ketner School of Business, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Franks School of Education, Jannen School of Arts & Sciences and Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences. Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and offers 23 varsity sports. Its golf program includes the university-owned 18-hole championship Zollner Golf Course. Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (, Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Angola, Indiana, and education resource centers throughout Indiana and Michigan.