|Nebraska Jazz Orchestra: Latin Jazz|
25th Anniversary Season, the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra proudly
announces its fifth concert of the 2000-2001 season with a program entitled Latin
Jazz, featuring special guest
artist Doug Hinrichs, percussion, and featuring Derek Molacek, trombone, winner of the 2001 Nebraska Jazz Orchestra
Young Jazz Artist Competition. This
concert is sponsored by Williamson Auto Center. Additional support provided by Executive Travel.
The concert will
be held at the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra’s new home, the Cornhusker Hotel, 333
S. 13th Street, Lincoln, on Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Priority seating for season ticket members only starts at 7:00-7:15 p.m.,
and general admission seating begins at 7:15 p.m. for tickets purchased at the
General admission tickets may be purchased
at the concert or ordered in advance by contacting the business office at Arts
Incorporated, (402) 477-8446, 216 North 11th Street, Suite 202 in Lincoln, NE,
68508-1401. Tickets purchased at the door are:
$7 for students, $12 for senior citizens, and $15 for adults.
were three finalists in the 2001 Nebraska Jazz Orchestra Young Jazz Artist
Competition. The winner is Derek
Molacek, trombone, Northwest High School; second place winner is Bryan Ewing,
trumpet, of Bellevue East High School; and Michael Steinke, trumpet, of Lincoln
Southeast High School was the third finalist.
guest artist Doug Hinrichs, percussion, has been performing and recording
with countless artist in the New York City area for the last four years.
Prior to his arrival in New York. Doug
played in the Boston-Providence area, entertaining thousands each summer on the
famous docks and beaches of Newport, RI. Doug’s
performance credits include Gary Burton, Dave Brubeck, Burlap
to Cashmere (national tour, 2000), Entrain
(national tour, 1998), Ben Vereen, and Steve Smith. He also fronts his own Brazilian trio, Leva e Traz, and leads a flamenco trio, DDT, which was featured at the Guggenheim Art Museum’s world music
series in 1999. Doug can also be
seen weekly with the house band at the Bitter End in Greenwich Village.
Doug graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Music
degree in 1992.
Young Jazz Artist
Winner, Derek Molacek, trombone,
attends Northwest High School and plays in the school pep band, concert band,
marching band and jazz band. He has
received numerous performance awards at the Nebraska Music Olympics, University
of Nebraska at Omaha and Bellevue East jazz festivals, and received the Lied
Center for the Performing Arts Outstanding Young Artist 2000 award.
Derek has been selected by audition to perform with various local bands
and orchestras including the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra Young Lions Jazz Band, the
Nebraska All-State Jazz Band, and the Omaha All-City Band and Orchestra.
of the selections The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra will be featuring include: “A
Call for All Demons” by Sun Ra, arranged by Randy Snyder, “Manteca” by
Dizzie Gillespie, arranged by Dave Sharp, “Samba Dees Gadda Do It” by Tom
Kubis, “Peanut Vendor” from the Stan Kenton Band, “Ancestors” by Bob
Mintzer, “Sambops” by Bryan Kidel, arranged by Bryant Scott, “What Are You
Doing the Rest of Your Life” by Michel Legrand, and “Spain” by Chick Corea.
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