SFJAZZ Collective alto saxophonist and MacArthur Foundation fellow Miguel Zenón will perform with the 67-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra as part of the SJO’sfree concert at the Carpenter Center.
The Puerto Rican born Zenón has worked with Charlie Haden, Kenny Werner, David Sánchez, The Village Vanguard Orchestra, and The Mingus Big Band. To learn more about this exciting young composer and performer, visit his site.
The concert will also include the world premiere performance of a new work from the winner of the 2016 ASCAP Foundation/SJO Commissioning Prize, Scott Routenberg. Dr. Routenberg, composer and Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano at Ball State University, will share his new piece, “The Anthropocene” (The Human Era).
Opening the concert will be a new work from SJO Conductor and Music Director Mitch Glickman, entitled “Ballad & Blues.”
The concert is free – but reservations are necessary. To reserve your seats for this special concert, please click here.