CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,
Jan. 26, 2009 – Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Music will present the second concert of its new Jazz Series on Friday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall located in the Cultural Arts Center at Southeast’s River Campus. This exciting concert will feature world-renowned guitarist Wayne Goins and the explosive trumpeter Jim Manley.
Goins is associate professor and director of jazz studies at Kansas State University, and has recorded five jazz albums on Little Apple Records: “Home Cookin’,” “Bluesin’ With the B3,” “Standard Fare,” “Smokin’ at the Oak Bar” and “West Coast Swing.” The fabulous trumpeter, Manley, is based in St. Louis, Mo., and is an explosive trumpet player who has branched out as a bandleader and clinician, as well as a composer/arranger.
Manley maintains a busy playing schedule with nearly 4,500 engagements in the last 15 years. His music has traveled the world via his four critically acclaimed recordings: “Some Assembly Required,” “Lip Trip,” “Horns in the House” and “Christmas Unwrapped.”
Southeast’s Studio Jazz Ensemble, will be featured on “When You’re Smiling, Groovin’ High” by Dizzy Gillespie, “La Fiesta” and the classic “Green Dolphin Street.”
In addition, the Jazz Lab Ensemble will perform the Sammy Nestico classic, “It’s Oh So Nice,” “Blue,” featuring Manley on trumpet, and “How High the Moon,” featuring Goins on guitar.
TICKETS Tickets may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling (573) 651-2265. Tickets also may be purchased at all MetroTix outlets, online at MetroTix.com, keywords “festival” or by calling toll free (800) 293-5949.