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Guest Artist Concert: Jorgensen & Ragsdale, Sax & Percussion

Recording by Jorgensen & Ragsdale

Oct. 27  Friday  8pm  Bezanson Hall  FREE

Guest Artist Concert:
Nathan Jorgensen, saxophones & Aaron Ragsdale, percussion

Music by Astor Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango, Brian Egan: Goodnight Noises Everywhere, Halim El-Dabh: A Miraculous Tale, Steve Danyew: Lhotse, Steven Snowden: Long Distance & John Fitz Rogers: Release

Dr. Nathan Jorgensen is director of jazz studies at the University of New Hampshire, where he is responsible for teaching applied saxophne lessons, directs two jazz ensembles, serves as administrator and coordinator of the Clark Terry Jazz Festival, and is the producer of the UNH Traditional Jazz Series.

Dr. Aaron Ragsdale is director of percussion at South Dakota State University where he teaches applied percussion and percussion pedagogy, conducts the SDSU Percussion Ensemble, serves as Assistant Director with the Pride of the Dakotas Marching Band, and helps direct and administrate the annual All-State Music Camp.