An Evening of Swing and Spectacleby Steve Charles • November 18, 2011
- Modern Language Intern Sophie Scharrier performs the Middle Eastern veil dance during Wednesday night's Jazz Band/Wamidan world music concert.
- Sophie Scharrier and Kelvin Burzon ’12
- The Wamidan Children's Ensemble sing "Indy, Indy, Indianapolis, celebrating the upcoming Super Bowl.
- Artistic Director Professor of Music James Makubuya thanks the audience after playing Nandere, a song of the Busoga people of Uganda, on the endongo, a bowl lyre.
- Four-year Wamidan veteran John Murrell
- Murrell plays a drum solo during the Middle Eastern veil dance.
- Modern Language Intern Maria Fraczek and John Murrell
- Kelvin Burzon and Sam Lucas
- Kelvin Burzon
The Wabash Jazz Band and Wamidan world music ensemble combined forces Wednesday night for an evening of music and spectacle in Salter Hall.
Wamidan and Artistic Director James Makubuya opened the evening with a selection of folk and original songs and dances from Uganda, South Africa, the Middle East, and the United States. The Wamidan Children's Ensemble joined the group with three numbers of its own, including two original songs by Children Ensemble Director Sister Stella Sabina.
The Wabash Jazz Band, directed by Steve Robinett, offered selections by Charlie Parke and Clifford Brown as well as crowd favorites "Misty" and the Wabash version of "Tequila."
- Immersion Groups Reach Destinations
- Wabash Hosts Fourth Annual Entrepreneur Summit
- Wabash Trio Competes on National Stage
- Wally Tunes 'an Absolute Blast'
2011 Fall Jazz Band/Wamidan Concert Album Three