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150 Marimbas (Nov 8) AND the Jost Project (Nov. 7) (Not at the same time! phew!)

A Clair Omar Musser Marimba Orchestra Tribute Concert
In celebration of KU's sesquicentennial anniversary and the 80th anniversary of the International Marimba Symphony Orchestra of 1935, 150 marimbists on over 75 instruments will converge on Schaeffer Auditorium to perform a unique concert like you've never heard before!   Guest conductors include Dr. Willis M. Rapp, KU emeriti; Dr. Frank Kumor, KU Professor of Percussion; and featuring guest artist, Gordon Stout, Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame Inductee, who will conduct a new work he has written for this special concert.  KU music alumni, KU percussion students and marimba performers from across the country will come together for a once in a lifetime event you won't want to miss!

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The Ware Center

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The Jost Project will perform in the intimate Owen Salon overlooking Prince Street to launch our 2015-16 Jazz in the Sky series. All tickets include complimentary beverage service which begins at 7:00 PM with concerts beginning at 7:30 PM.

Jazz in the Sky presents The Jost Project on Oct 9. The Jost Project brings new generations to jazz by playing the music of the 60’s and 70’s – the great classic rock of Aerosmith, Led Zepellin, the Beatles, Iron Butterfly and many others. They are internationally renowned vibraphonist Tony Miceli, vocalist/harmonist Paul Jost, bassist Kevin MacConnell and drummer Marko Marcinko. In Jazz in Europe, the critic wrote, “The Jost Project is, without a doubt, one of the most creative bands I have heard in years.”

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