RADD Jazz Series to Feature Pianist and Composer Matt Harris

February 6, 2014--Two upcoming RADD Jazz Series events at UW-River falls will feature Los Angeles-based jazz pianist and composer Matt Harris.

The first event will be Jazz Club Cabaret on Friday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Falcon's Nest in the University Center. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include refreshments, a cash bar and feature a chocolate fountain. Experience a true "Jazz Club" atmosphere at UWRF's Jazz Club Cabaret. The Valentine's Day jazz concert will feature Los Angeles-based jazz pianist and composer Matt Harris with UWRF Music Department faculty David Milne (saxophones), Eric Graham (bass), and Craig Hara (drums), in a program of original jazz music by Harris.

The second concert is a UWRF Jazz Ensemble performance on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The concert is free and open to the public and will feature performances, compositions, and arrangements by Harris, including the world premier of a newly commissioned work for the UWRF Jazz Ensemble. The ensemble is directed by David Milne and Craig Hara.

More information about Harris can be found at http://www.mattharrismusic.com. 

The RADD Jazz Series is dedicated to the memory of John Radd, professor of music and Jazz Ensemble director at UW-River Falls. Upcoming RADD Jazz events include: 

  • Saturday, March 8, 7:30 p.m., Abbott Concert Hall, UWRF Jazz Ensemble Concert
  • Saturday, April 26, 7:30 p.m., Abbott Concert Hall, Universal Language Concert.

For more information on these events or accommodations, call Student Life at 715-425-4444 or visit http://www.uwrf.edu/StudentLife/ActivitiesAndEvents/RaddJazzSeries.cfm. 

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