UMBC Jazz Ensemble

UMBC Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, October 22, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matthew BelzerThe program will prominently feature the works from John Coltrane’s iconic album A Love Supreme.

A Love Supreme is an extended work in 4 movements, originally for a jazz quartet. The UMBC Jazz Ensemble is drawing on the original recording as well as Wynton Marsalis’s arrangement for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as inspiration for their interpretation.

The movements:
I. Acknowledgement
II. Resolution
III. Pursuance
IV. Psalm

A quote from Coltrane which nicely sums up his goals:

“I want to be a force for real good. In other words. I know that there are bad forces, forces that bring suffering to others and misery to the world, but I want to be the opposite force. I want to be the force which is truly for good”  — JOHN COLTRANE (1966 interview with Frank Kofsky)

Admission is free.

Plan your visit
UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor along I-95. For this event, free visitor parking is available in Lot 8, directly adjacent to the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, where Linehan Concert Hall is located — please click here for additional information.

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