Reasons To Be Pretty
Still Out to Lunch
Sunday, October 19, 3:30 p.m. concert
"Out to Lunch" is led by trumpeter, composer and educator Russ Johnson. Among his ongoing projects in jazz, improvised and contemporary classical music, he leads two quartets andthe duo New Math with Mick Rossi, and is a member of Lee Konitz's nonet and the Steve Swallow/Ohad Talmor sextet L'Histoire du Clochard. Johnson has four releases as leader or co-leader and appears on nearly thirty other recordings. His sideman credits include Kenny Wheeler, Bill Frisell, Joe Lovano, Marc Ribot, Elvis Costello, Debbie Harry, Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson, Aretha Franklin and Myra Melford. Johnson teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the Maine Jazz Camp.
Both events are free and open to the public.
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
Friday, October 31 | 7:00 p.m. | Main Stage Theatre
Back by popular demand, the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, brings its unique Big Band sound to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Considered one of the greatest bands of all time, the Orchestra will perform many of its signature songs, including Tuxedo Junction, In the Mood, Chattanooga Choo-Choo and, of course, its theme song, Moonlight Serenade - all using the original Miller arrangements. Join us and you'll hear why the Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought-after big band in the world. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience this legendary American orchestra!
Tickets $30 general admission; $25 seniors and staff; $10 students.