Florida Tech’s Jazz Combo Premieres in Free April 5 Performance

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Institute of Technology’s Jazz Combo, a spinoff of the university’s jazz band, will give its first concert Monday, April 5, at 5 p.m. in the university’s Denius Student Center, Jack T. and Martha Hartley Room. Admission is free and the public is welcome to this event presented by the Department of Humanities and Communication.

Directing the new jazz combo, which specializes in improvisation, is Winston Scott, dean of the College of Aeronautics and noted trumpet player. He is also a member of TWITCHY, the university’s faculty-staff band, led by President Anthony J. Catanese.

Jamie Younkin, assistant professor of music and music program director in the Department of Humanities and Communication, is leading the enrichment of the university through her initiation of several new music programs. She earned a doctoral degree in musicology from the University of Toronto.

For more information, call (321) 674-8073 or send e-mail to kkiser@fit.edu.

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