WSC Jazz Ensemble To Perform Monday Evening

WAYNE – Enjoy an upcoming jazz ensemble performance on the Wayne State campus this week.

According to a release from Wayne State College, the ensemble will perform modern takes on jazz standards on Monday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m.

From Ramsey Theatre, the repertoire includes Cuban, Latin and bebop rhythms from the 1940s.

Selections include Manteca and Salt Peanuts, made famous by Dizzy Gillespie; Tangerine, a Jimmy Dorsey favorite; I’m Beginning to See the Light, an Ella Fitzgerald pop hit and Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Lady.

Featured student soloists include: Taylor Kramer of North Platte; Wynter Fulsaas of Oakdale; Alexander Kesting of Pierce; Cory Bugiel of Blair; Luke Jacobs of Phillips; Daniel Schwenneker of Douglas; Channing Walden of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa and Jacob Pedersen of Norfolk. Student musicians are directed by Dr. Josh Calkin, assistant director of bands.

This concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Calkin at 402-375-7599 or e-mail