Birth of the Cool Jazz Night
Be fully immersed in a night of soul-stirring jazz music delivered by the world-class faculty of the University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Jazz Department, led by Dr. Jack Cooper.
The faculty’s expertise and artistry will be showcased through a specially curated concert that combines swinging classics and modern standards. For jazz lovers and music enthusiasts, this concert is a “can’t miss” occasion to witness the brilliance of the jazz tradition performed by an all-star group of musicians.
Faculty artists include:
- Dr. Jack Cooper – saxes/woodwinds
- Zack Corpus, tuba
- Jeremiah Frederick, horn
- Martin McCain, trombone
- Sam Shoup – bass
- Dr. Michael Shults – saxophone
- Dr. David Spencer – trumpet/flugelhorn
- Mike Assad – drums
- Alvie Givhan- piano