KU Jazz Ensemble I with guest vocalist Deborah Brown

Directed by Dan Gailey

Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Deborah Brown’s musical talents have propelled her from coast to coast in the U.S., eventually leading her to Europe via Japan and Indonesia, culminating in a 12-year residency in Europe. Performing in night clubs, concerts, jazz festivals, on television and radio soundstages, Ms. Brown has made a name for herself with appearances in more than 50 countries around the world. She has 16 recordings as a leader and is featured on many others as a special guest artist.

She will perform with the KU Jazz Ensemble I led by Dan Gailey, director of Jazz Studies. The ensemble has received numerous DownBeat Student Music Awards, including Best College Jazz Ensemble in 2015 and the Outstanding Performance Award in 2017.

Auditorium doors open at 7 pm. There will be no intermission for this performance.

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