Drummer Marion Felder to Perform with The University of Scranton Jazz Band Nov. 5

Oct 19, 2016

Marion Felder, drummer with both Michael Bublé and The Count Basie Orchestra, will join The University of Scranton Jazz Band as their guest soloist for a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, in the University’s Houlihan McLean Center (corner of Mulberry St. & Jefferson Ave.). Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:40 p.m., and seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.

The program will include songs made famous by Bublé , as well as The Count Basie Orchestra.

Felder will also offer a free masterclass that afternoon for drummers. Interested players age 16 and older can obtain more information on the masterclass by emailing music@scranton.edu or calling 570-941-7624.

One of the first drummers to graduate from the Jazz Studies Program at The Juilliard School, Felder has performed, recorded and/or toured with: Marcus Belgrave, David Ostwald, John Alred, Wycliffe Gordon, Victor Goines, Wynton Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Christian McBride, Grady Tate, Hank Jones, Paul Simon, Frank Wess, Regina Carter, Martha Reeves, Tom Harrell, Marcus Printup, Randy Sandke, Vincent Gardner, Ben Wolfe, Eddie Henderson, Ernestine Anderson and many others.

The University’s Jazz Band is a 28-member ensemble of big band style instrumentation, made up of University student musicians from majors spanning the curriculum. They perform five or more times per year, and the majority of their performances are open to the public, free of admission charge, and often feature a nationally or internationally renowned guest soloist.

For more information about the performance, contact Performance Music at The University of Scranton by calling 570-941-7624, emailing music@scranton.edu, or visiting scranton.edu/music.

Marion Felder, drummer for Michael Bublé, as well as The Count Basie Orchestra, will perform “In Concert” with The University of Scranton Jazz Band on Saturday, Nov. 5. The performance is free of admission charge and open to the public.

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