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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Seth Carper

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Saxophone Player

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Name: Seth Carper
Website: http://www.sethcarper.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:40 PM
Presentation Venue: Evelyn Smith Theatre
Presentation Title: The Music of Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh
Type of Presentation: Professional Jazz Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

Dr. Seth Carper is a saxophonist and music educator teaching in the Jazz Studies program at Texas State University.  Leading his quartet and co-leading the NOW Jazz Orchestra (New Original Works), Seth is an integral part of the central Texas jazz community. He holds a DMA and MM in Jazz Performance, and a BM in Music Education.   As a performer, he has shared the stage with such jazz greats as Ernie Watts, Vincent Herring, Maynard Ferguson, Pete Christlieb, Bill Mobley, Jack Walrath, Joel Frahm, Andrey Heyward, and Jerry Dodgion. 

Ensemble Bio:

Dr. Carper, Dr. Haight, Dr. Pardo, and Dr. Hamrick are on jazz faculty members at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.  Wayne Salzmann II is an alumni of Texas State University's jazz program and is currently the instructor of jazz drumset at University of Texas at Austin.  The group regularly performs in Austin, TX.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Russell Haight Tenor Saxophone Dr. Russell Haight is an Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Improvisation at Texas State Universit . . .
Brian Pardo Guitar Dr. Brian Pardo is lecturer of jazz guitar at Texas State University.  He has performing/r . . .
Utah Hamrick bass Utah Hamrick is the head of the Jazz Studies program at Texas State University. A jazz educator . . .
Wayne Salzmann drums Wayne Salzmann II is an incredibly versatile and active drummer. He is best known for his work touri . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
The Music of Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh Konitz, Marsh, Tristano 60