NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Swingin’ Axes and Swingin’ Aces jazz bands at Stephen F. Austin State University will present their final concert of the fall semester when the student ensembles perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in Cole Concert Hall on the SFA campus.
The Swingin’ Axes, directed by Dr. J.D. Salas, professor of tuba and euphonium studies in the School of Music, will be joined on the concert by Dr. Ben Morris, assistant professor of composition, on piano. The Swingin’ Axes will perform works by Sammy Nestico, Tom Kubis, Bob Florence and Freddie Hubbard.
The Swingin’ Aces, directed by Dr. Jake Walburn, associate professor of trumpet, will perform works by Gordon Goodwin, Harry Warren, Charles Mingus and Pat Methany.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $3 for students and youth. To purchase tickets, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit finearts.sfasu.edu. For additional information, contact the SFA School of Music at (936) 468-4602.