Garlock & Friends to Perform the Famous 1957 Album "Jay & Kai"

Garlock & Friends to Perform the Famous 1957 Album "Jay & Kai"

3/3/14 ASHLAND, Ohio - The Department of Music at Ashland University presents a different kind of faculty recital featuring Dr. Scott Garlock and his friends as they perform the famous 1957 album “Jay and Kai” on Monday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall in the Center for the Arts (formerly known as the Arts & Humanities Building). The concert is free and open to the public.

For this unique concert, trombonist Dr. Garlock will be accompanied by Paul Ferguson, trombone; Timothy Powell, bass; Steven Brown, piano; and Darren Allen, drums, to perform the pieces from the original “Jay and Kai” album, which featured JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on trombone with Dick Katz, Shadow Wilson and Milt Hinton as their rhythm section. Ferguson, Garlock and Allen also will perform a trombone duet with drums titled “747.” 

As professor of music and assistant director of bands at Ashland University, Dr. Garlock conducts the award-winning Ashland University Jazz Orchestra and combos and teaches the low brass studio. As a performer, Garlock (a Jupiter Wind artist) has been featured with Sarah Vaughan, Tony Bennett, Diane Schuur, Carl Fontana, Paquito D'Rivera, Louie Bellson and others in addition to recording over 100 commercials and albums, including the Surprise of Being with Joe Lovano. He is a member of The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Cleveland Pops Orchestra and Mansfield Symphony Orchestra. 

Paul Ferguson is an award-winning composer/arranger who is the associate director of the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra and runs the jazz program at Case Western Reserve. Tim Powell is on the faculty of the University of Akron and is the first call bass player for shows at Playhouse Square. Darren Allen is the drummer in the Dan Zola Orchestra and is the band director at Bay High School. Ashland University's Steven Brown is the director of graduate studies in education and performs in many groups in the North Central Ohio region. 

For more information about this concert and the music department, visit the Web site at www.ashland.edu/music or contact Tricia Applegate, coordinator of performing arts publicity and events, at 419-289-5950 or tapplega@ashland.edu.

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###

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