The University of Nebraska at Kearney Jazz Rock Ensemble will present their Fall Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

The group will present a concert of music written for the big band with an emphasis on the 1970s, 80s and 90s. They will perform jazz pieces styled in several types of swing, jazz samba, blues, ballad, contemporary jazz, jazz fusion and jazz rock. UNK Professor of Music Dr. James F. Payne, in his twenty-eighth year at UNK, will perform a trumpet solo.

“The UNK Jazz Rock Ensemble brings together UNK students from all over the state to play great music from the best professional big bands in the nation,” Payne said.

The students who will be participating in the concert and their instruments are as follows:

Ayr: Derek Gangwish, trombone
Bellevue: Adam Hotchkiss, trombone
Cairo: Quincy Cromer, trumpet
Columbus: Brian DeNio, piano
Grand Island: Justin Zeleski, bass
Hershey: Mike Epping, tenor saxophone
Kearney: Chris Chavanu, bass
Kearney: Dustin Handley, trombone
Kearney: Spencer Hansen, trumpet
Kearney: Aaron Jameson, trumpet
Kearney: Rob Krysl, percussion
Kearney: Aaron Graddy, alto saxophone
Kearney: Mike Radliff, guitar
Lincoln: Luke Oswald, percussion
Omaha: Janelle Larson, alto saxophone
Papillion: C.J. Svagera, trombone
Ravenna: Brad Bohn, trumpet
Ravenna: Brian Bohn, bari saxophone
Red Cloud: Mike Schlake, tenor saxophone
Thedford: Matthew Manning, trombone
Burke, South Dakota: Matthew Manning, trombone
Nagoya, Japan: Taiki Takamura, guitar