Playing music of their own and celebrating some of the genre’s most acclaimed, The Greenville Jazz Collective Contemporary Ensemble will perform at Presbyterian College Thursday, March 26.
Hear the ensemble on campus as part of PC’s 2019-20 Performance Series. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in Edmunds Hall. Admission is free to those with a current student or faculty ID, and only $5 at the door for general admission.
This concert will feature original music from members of the Contemporary Ensemble, along with selections from previous concerts paying homage to jazz greats, Cedar Walton, John Coltrane, Wes Montgomery, Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter, Michael Brecker and more.
The Greenville Jazz Collective is a non-profit organization started in 2012 by highly respected members of the jazz community in Greenville, S.C. Through education outreach in the community and regular performance in appreciation for jazz music and history in the Upstate for generations to come.
The first GJC ensemble, the musicians of the Contemporary Ensemble, are among the most accomplished jazz musicians in Greenville, whose guest artists are recognized nationally and internationally.
The ensemble includes: Matt Olson, saxophone; Matt Dingledine, guitar; Keith Davis, piano; Shannon Hoover, bass; and Justin Watt, drumset.
Since 2012, they have presented a concert series at Coffee Underground in Greenville, S.C., performing original music and the music of jazz greats from all eras.