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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — James Flowers

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Saxophone Player
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Name: James Flowers
Presentation Date: Monday, March 9, 2020 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Evelyn Smith Theatre
Presentation Title: Bridges Saxophone Duo
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18
Bio: Dr. James Flowers is Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Indiana University of
Pennsylvania and adjunct professor of saxophone at Westminster College. James recently
completed a Doctorate of Musical Arts in saxophone performance and literature with a
minor in Jazz at the Eastman School of Music. Dr. Flowers has toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and performed with The Cleveland Duo, Wayne Newton, Marie Osmond, Bobby Vinton, Ben Vereen,Mary Wilson from the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas.
Ensemble Bio: The duo is a subset of the Bridges Saxophone Quartet, which performs around the Pittsburgh and surrounding areas.  The quartet has been a featured artist at the Ohio Saxophone Quartet Summit and on the Heinz Chapel Music Series. 

Other Performers / Participants


Jason Kush

Soprano Saxophone

Bio: Dr. Jason Kush is an active saxophonist, educator, and scholar.  Kush earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Saxophone Performance from the University of Miami after obtaining his Master of Music degree in Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Miami and his Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education, magna cum laude, from Slippery Rock University.
Kush has performed as a soloist and ensemble member in wide variety of genres in the United States and Europe.  As a free-lance jazz/commercial saxophonist, Kush has performed with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, the Woody Herman Orchestra, the MCG Big Band, the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, the South Florida Jazz Orchestra, Paquito D'Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Eddie Daniels, Christian McBride, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Benny Golson, Sean Jones, Freddy Cole, Kevin Mahogany, Wayne Bergeron, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Dave Koz, Andrea Bocelli, Barry Manilow, Megan Hilty, Patti LuPone, Michael Feinstein, Johnny Mathis, among many others. 

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Impromptu Fantasies David Morgan 18