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Faculty and Guest Recital: Christopher’s Very Happy. Band

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall
Faculty and guest artist ensemble Christopher's Very Happy. Band will present a concert featuring bright jazz compositions from their second album, recently released on SkyDeck Records. Faculty artists Christopher Merz, saxophone, and Mike Conrad, piano, will be joined by guest artists Drew Morton, bass, and Dave Tiede, drums. Also on the program will be two new settings of Walt Whitman texts by Merz and Conrad, featuring UNI senior Dakota Andersen, voice, and UNI faculty percussion instructor Matthew Andreini, cajon. This event is free and open to the public.