Lynchburg College Jazz Ensemble with Chris Magee
Saturday, November 11th @ 7:30 PM
Tickets: $10 in advance | $12 at the door
Ticket Locations: Bower Center office, or Online
Cash Bar Available
A night of big band jazz! Under the direction of Dr. Chris Magee, you'll hear selections from the Lynchburg College Jazz Ensemble. The Jazz Ensemble is composed of a select group of musicians who share a common interest in the specific style of jazz literature.
Chris Magee has played lead trumpet for such artists as Wayne Newton, The Temptations, The Four Tops and the O’Jays, and he was staff trumpeter and arranger at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Chris is a native of Harrisonburg, Virginia and resides in Bedford. He received the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from James Madison University and the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Iowa brass methods. He teaches music at Lynchburg College where he directs the Jazz Ensemble and teaches trumpet, Music Appreciation and courses in world music, music appreciation, conducting and brass methods. Previously, he was Assistant Professor of Music at Northeast Lakeview College in Universal City, Texas, and directed the jazz ensemble at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.