Jazz performance will feature digital processing and live electronics

Contact: Dannielle Sturgeon
Photo of nine members of the Western Michigan University Advanced Jazz Ensemble standing in front of a wall with greenery behind them.

Advanced Jazz Ensemble

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University's Advanced Jazz Ensemble and composition professor Christopher Biggs will perform at at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students, and are available from Miller Auditorium online or by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

The performance will incorporate digital processing and live electronics in real time. Advanced Jazz Ensemble performs original music composed by its members, and it has written that which offers Biggs the opportunity to interact with the group's works and improvisations, adding his rich tapestry of sounds and scope to the ensemble.

Bullock Music Performance Institute

Established in the fall of 1985 and renamed in 1988 in honor of its founder, the institute's mission is to add to the already rich cultural life of Kalamazoo by creating opportunities to develop closer personal and artistic ties between audience and performer. The institute has presented events ranging from formal evening concerts to daytime educational outreach events for students and local audiences of all ages.

For more information about the Wednesday evening concert series, call (269) 387-4704 or (269) 387-4678, or visit wmich.edu/music.

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