Marshall Griffith to Headline Macalester Jazz Concert
October 08, 2010
St. Paul, Minn. - A jazz concert featuring noted pianist Marshall Griffith will be performed at Macalester College on Monday, October 18 at 8 p.m. in the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.
Griffith is a pianist and composer who teaches music theory and improvisation at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He will perform several original jazz compositions including a suite titled “Jazz Impressions of Minnesota.” He’ll be joined by Dave Karr on saxophone, Gordon Johnson on bass, and Macalester faculty member Joan Griffith, who directs MacJazz and jazz combos, on guitar.
No reservations are required. For more information, contact the Music Department at 651-696-6808 or go to macalester.edu/music and click on events.
Macalester College, founded in 1874, is a national liberal arts college with a full-time enrollment of 1,958 students. Macalester is nationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to academic excellence, internationalism, multiculturalism, and civic engagement.