January 29, 2010
The Paul DeMarinis Sextet presents a concert of Original Music at Webster University
Paul DeMarinis, Director of Jazz Studies at Webster University, presents a concert of his original music for his Sextet. The ensemble features Paul DeMarinis-soprano and tenor saxophones, Debby Lennon-vocals, Dave Black-guitar, Nick Schlueter-piano, Ben Wheeler-bass, and Kyle Honeycutt-drums. Lennon, Black, and Wheeler are all adjunct faculty members in the Webster University Jazz Program.
Among the pieces to be performed are "Circle Song," "Soliloquy," "For Keeping," "Regret," "Triptych," "Homespun," "Night Flower," "3 Wishes" and "Line Item."
The Paul DeMarinis Sextet has just released a CD of original compositions by Paul DeMarinis, entitled "The Sun...The Stars."
Paul DeMarinis, Director of Jazz Studies at Webster University, has composed words and music for eight selections showcasing the vocal talents of Webster jazz vocal instructor Debby Lennon. The compositions are "It Was When," "Heart/Home," "Messenger," "Road Song," "Nocturne," "Illumination," "Invocation" and "Twelve."The ensemble consists of Debby Lennon-vocals, Paul DeMarinis-soprano and tenor saxophones and bass clarinet, Dave Black-guitar, Nick Schlueter-piano, Ben Wheeler-bass and Kyle Honeycutt-drums.
Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, 7 p.m.
Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Ave.
$5 general admission; $3 senior adults and free to students with a school ID card
Call the Fine Arts Hotline at 314-968-7128, or 968-7032.
Paul Demarinis is an active and well-respected jazz performer and clinician. He has a long association as a saxophonist with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, including the ensemble’s 1999 appearance at Carnegie Hall. He has performed with numerous jazz artists including Louie Bellson, Gary Foster, Dave Liebman and Bobby Shew, and has also performed in ensembles accompanying Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Doc Severinson and Nancy Wilson.