Andrew Bishop playing saxophone
Start: October 1, 2016 7:30 p.m.
End: October 1, 2016 9 p.m.
Location: Hahn Recital Hall

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Nathan Bogert
765-285-5400
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A part of the 20th Anniversary Saxtemberfest series of events.

Andrew Bishop is a versatile multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, clarinet, flute), composer, improviser, educator, and scholar comfortable in a wide array of musical idioms. He maintains an active national and international career and serves as an Assistant Professor of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where he teaches applied jazz saxophone, composition, and improvisation. He studied jazz and improvised music with David Baker, Jerry Bergonzi, Tom Fowler, Dave Liebman, Craig Owens, Ellen Rowe, Ed Sarath, and Reggie Workman; saxophone with Donald Sinta and Jean Lansing; and composition with William Albright, William Bolcom, Evan Chambers, Michael Daugherty, and Walter Mays. Bishop earned five degrees in music, including a DMA in music composition from the University of Michigan.

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The recital will include Ball State faculty members Cassius Goens (drums), Scott Routenberg (piano), and Nick Tucker (bass). Program to include selections by Nacio Herb Brown, Sam Rivers, Johnny Green, Jimmy Van Heusen, Ornette Coleman, and Andrew Bishop.

Free and open to the public.

Andrew Bishop will also present a master class at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 30 in Hargreaves Music Building (MU) room 117.