Saturday, January 29, 2011

Brent Bristow & Mary Jo Parker in 'Romance' & 'Quit Dat Fool'nish' of William Grant Still at U. of Nebraska Omaha Feb. 11

[Africa: Piano Music of William Grant Still; Denver Oldham, piano; Koch 3 7084 2H1 (1991)]

Dr. Brent Bristow, Director of Bands at Arkansas State University-Beebe, sends AfriClassical this news:
“I will be performing both William Grant Still’s Romance and the sax version of Quit Dat Fool’nish in a guest artist recital at the University of Nebraska at Omaha at 4:00 on Feb. 11, 2011.” “I will be accompanied by Mary Jo Parker, Instructor of piano at Arkansas State University-Beebe. The program will also include pieces by Claude Debussy, Warren Benson, Ryo Noda, Jacob Ter Veldhuis, and John Cheetham. I will also be doing a masterclass with the UNO sax students immediately following the recital.”

Guest Artist Sax Recital & Masterclass w/Brent Bristow
Friday, February 11 · 3:00pm – 6:00pm
UNO Strauss PAC
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE

UNO Music Dept.
Dr. Brent Bristow of Arkansas State University at Beebe will present a guest artist recital and masterclass.

Dr. Bristow is the director of bands and assistant professor of saxophone at ASU-Beebe, and is also a member of the Arkansas Saxophone Quartet. He is an active performer, with recent performances in Georgia, Washington, North Carolina, and Mississippi. [William Grant Still (1895-1978) is profiled at, where a complete Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma is found.]

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