35th Annual Jazz Bash set at Texas A&M-Kingsville

Jones Auditorium - 11/07/18 - 11/20/18

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

            KINGSVILLE (November 7, 2018) — The Jazz Program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host its 35th Annual Jazz Bash at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, in Jones Auditorium.

            The concert is free and open to the public. 

            The Jazz Bash is the Texas A&M-Kingsville Jazz Program’s annual fall concert extravaganza that features many of the university’s jazz groups. This year’s featured groups include the Latin Jazz Ensemble directed by Glynn Garcia, lecturer; Jazz Band III, directed by Dr. Paul Hageman, Regents Professor and chair of the music department; Jazz Band II directed by Dr. Kyle Millsap, assistant professor; and Jazz Band I directed by Hageman. 

            “The Jazz Bash occurs each year on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and has become a great way to kick off the holiday season,” said Hageman. “This concert will be fun, exciting, relaxing, and will showcase the many talented students within our internationally award-winning jazz program.”

           The music performed will display a wide variety of jazz styles including swing, ballad, rock, Latin, fusion, mixed-meter and eclectic.  Some of the selected musical pieces to be performed include The Last Great Georgia Extravaganza, The Refrigerator, March of the Tadpoles, Merlin, Machito, Crackdown, Black Orpheus, Tiare, Film at Eleven, We’re Not Just Delivering Pizzas, Anymore!, Cold Duck Time, Pegasus and A Few Good Men.


            For more information, call 361-593-2803.