Monday Night Big Band directed by Dean Haist on Monday, August 29: Two admissions for $6 ($12 value)
Regular big band night sessions have provided an opportunity for thousands of musicians to sight-read and perform a variety of big band jazz literature over the years.
Musicians are encouraged to sit in and are provided an opportunity to play or solo with the Monday Night Big Band. The lineup has included musicians from middle school to seasoned professionals and is a mix of musicians aged 17-50+. A number of wll-known jazz musicians have played with the band over the years. The Monday Night Big Band also provides local composers and arragners the opportunity to have their works performed.
This week's director is Dean Haist. Dean Haist received his bachelor and master of music degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and taught at Nebraska Wesleyan University for 31 years. Mr. Haist si a busy freelance trumpet player, performing with a wide variety of groups in Nebraska, and has toured the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, Australia, and Japan.
He serves as the Executive Director of the Lincoln Municipal Band, Nebraska Trumpet Ensemble, Nebraska Brass, Capital Jazz Society, as the Business Manager of the Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company, and is currently the President of the Association of Nonprofit Executives. His business, Arts Incorporated, provides management services for seven nonprofit organizations and contracts musicians for nearly 200 services each year including events at the Leid Center for Performing Arts such as the Nutcracker, and Broadway touring productions of South Pacific, Ragtime, Chicago, Peter Pan, and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Mr. Haist can be heard on a number of record labels, including American Gramophone, Visual Music, Saddle Creeek, and American Music.
Monday, August 29, 2016: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
VEGA, 350 Canopy Street, #220
Lincoln, NE 68508
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About Capital Jazz Society
The mission of the Capital Jazz Society is to produce jazz events and to provide educational opportunities where students and professionals can learn from one another.
The Capital Jazz Society is pleased to bring you great music, food, and fun at VEGA in Historic Haymarket!
It's a great way to spend an evening!