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Bob Mintzer Big Band
in conjunction with the Music Department's Jazz Fest

Friday, March 7, 2014 • 7:30 pm • Memorial Auditorium (503 N. Pine)

PSU Students - FREE •  General Public - $15.00
Seating is RESERVED on the floor

Tickets can be purchased online here


"Playing music is a life long commitment. There are always new things to consider and develop. I'm exhilarated and humbled by music on a daily basis, and plan to continue on this path until my last day on earth." These words pretty much sums up Bob Mintzer's approach to music.

Bob has written over 200 big band arrangements. His big band music is played over the world, and has influenced numerous big band writers. He honed his big band writing and playing skills in the bands of Tito Puente, Buddy Rich, Thad Jones-Mel Lewis. He has also written works for the National Symphony Orchestra, Metropole Orchestra of the Netherlands. WDR Big band in Cologne, HR Big Band in Frankfurt and was commissioned to write a piece for concert band and tenor sax (Go) by a consortium of 50 universities.

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