Carpenter Performing Arts Center

Symphonic Jazz Orchestra with Saxophonist Miguel Zenón

Sep 30, 2017 @ 3:00PM

SFJAZZ Collective alto saxophonist and MacArthur Foundation fellow Miguel Zenón will perform as part of the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra's free "Arts for Life" concert at the Carpenter Center. The Puerto Rican born Zenón has worked with Charlie Haden, Kenny Werner, David Sánchez, The Village Vanguard Orchestra, and The Mingus Big Band.

The Saturday afternoon concert will also include the world premiere performance of the 2016 ASCAP Foundation/SJO Commissioning Prize from composer Scott Routenberg. Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano at Ball State University, Dr. Routenberg's new piece "The Anthropocene" (The Human Era) will feature soloists from within the 67-member SJO. Opening the concert will be a new work from SJO conductor and music director Mitch Glickman entitled "Ballad & Blues."





The concert is free - but reservations are necessary. Please click “Tickets” to reserve your seats.

Symphonic Jazz Orchestra with Miguel Zenon

        Arts For Life Season