The Orlando Jazz Orchestra presents Madd For Tadd: The Music Of Tadd Dameron, with special guest Dr. Kent Engelhardt.
Kent Engelhardt holds a BM and MM from Youngstown State University and a MA and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the Society for Ethnomusicology, and Jazz Education Network. Kent is an active performer, composer, arranger, editor, scholar, author, and educator. His Charlie Parker research, including two books, is published by VDM, Oxford University Press, and the IAJE. He can be heard on recordings by Madd For Tadd, Paul Ferguson Jazz Orchestra, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, and Blossom Festival Band. Kent is a Conn-Selmer Artist and a Remle/Beechler Representative Artist.
Read more about Kent here - https://ysu.edu/people/kent-engelhardt
Musical director Greg Parnell is the former road manager and drummer for the Glenn Miller Orchestra. He has also performed with The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Les Brown’s Band of Renown, Nelson Riddle Orchestra as well as many other bands. Greg takes what he has learned from performing with these groups and applies it to produce amazing musical tributes in an authentic and respectful manner. The orchestra is made up of a collection of the best jazz musicians in Central Florida.
To read more about the OJO, and view photos and videos, visit - https://bluebambooartcenter.com/orlando-jazz-orchestra
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