Sep 23 2016
Peak FreQuency Presents: The Hennessy 6 Jazz Ensemble presented by Peak FreQuency Creative Arts Collective at UCCS - Centennial Hall, Colorado Springs CO

Peak FreQuency Presents: The Hennessy 6 Jazz Ensemble

Presented by Peak FreQuency Creative Arts Collective at UCCS - Centennial Hall

Lead by UCCS Music Faculty Member Composer, trumpeter Sean Schafer Hennessy, this unique Jazz Combo features original music by all the group’s members in intricate arrangements, their versatility and virtuosity are showcased in soulful ballads, driving swing, Latin, hard bop and more. The band’s various members have appeared alongside Dave Liebman, Maria Schneider, Ernie Watts, Jon Faddis, Wycliffe Gordon, Vince Gill and Amy Grant. Since winning major competitions since his twelfth year, Sean Hennessy remains a brilliant protégé of the renowned Wynton Marsalis. Beginning his trumpet studies at age ten, Sean made his concerto debut three years later with the Colorado Symphony. Sean has performed a solo recital at Carnegie Hall, appeared as a guest soloist at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and moved audiences with his appearance on the Public Radio International's "From the Top".

Admission Info

This event is FREE, $10 suggested donation

 

Dates & Times

2016/09/23 - 2016/09/23

Location Info

UCCS - Centennial Hall

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918