Concert: Free Range Saxophone Quartet

Sunday, October 4 2009 at 1:00 PM


The Free Range Saxophone Quartet is featured in performance at the Lionel Hampton School of Music on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m. The program will feature music to be released on the quartet's debut CD recording this summer. Quartet members includes: Vanessa Sielert, soprano saxophone, assistant professor of saxophone at the Lionel Hampton School of Music and award-winning musician who has performed with symphony orchestras from Chicago to Seattle; Saul Cline, alto saxophone, performing throughout the Northwest in swing dance trios, circus bands, vaudeville/novelty groups, blues bands, roaming Dixieland quintets, pit orchestras, and modern modal/free jazz trios; Todd DelGiudice, tenor saxophone, performing with the Florida Philharmonic, New World Symphony, Ray Charles, Red Rodney and the Woody Herman Big Band and now appearing at The Knitting Factory and other venues; and, Greg Yasinitsky, baritone saxophone, appearing with distinguished artists including Lou Rawls, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Louie Bellson, Stan Getz, Lionel Hampton, Manhattan Transfer, Mel Torme and Clark Terry. Yasinitsky is Regents Professor of Music Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Washington State University and principal saxophonist with the Spokane Symphony. The concert is in the School of Music Recital Hall. Tickets are available at the door, $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. For more information, call (208) 885-6231.

Students note: This concert counts towards the faculty/guest recital requirements for Musx 140 Convocation.