18th Annual KKHS Spring Concert
Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 7:00pm
Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater
Na Ali’i Big Band
Kekaulike Concert Choir
Kekaulike Wind Ensemble
Free Jazz Clinic
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Dave Glenn was Director of Jazz Studies and professor of low brass at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington from 1989 until his retirement in 2011. He received a Bachelor of Music in trombone performance from North Texas State University and a Master of Music in composition from the University of Northern Colorado.
Dave spent eleven years as a professional trombonist in New York City and while there, played for ten years with the Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band and toured extensively with Bill Watrous’ Manhattan Wildlife Refuge, Diana Ross, and Lou Rawls. He also subbed on tours with Chuck Mangione, Blood, Sweat and Tears, and the Mel Lewis Orchestra and was on the Grammy Award winning recording Walk on the Water by the Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band.
Dave has also recorded two jazz CDs of his original compositions and arrangements, Journeys and National Pastime (released in June 2009). He has composed five commissioned works for orchestra, the latest being “Romantic Fantasy on Themes by Mozart” for the Walla Walla Symphony in 2015, and numerous chamber works including “Fireflies,” the title piece of a CD by the Free Range Saxophone Quartet (Origin Classical Records) and “Sculpture Garden for Piano Quintet,” commissioned by the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival.
Dave Glenn is an endorsing artist for Conn/Selmer, a member of the American Composers Forum, and an Origin Records recording artist.
About Jazz Maui 2014:
“Jazz Maui 2014 provides an opportunity for local residents, music students, aspiring young musicians, professional musicians, and jazz music aficionados to participate in and/or attend high quality jazz music performance concerts on Maui. We provide a venue for young aspiring local jazz musicians to establish connections within the professional jazz music scene that may facilitate career opportunities,” states Jazz Maui Founder, Bryant Neal.