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Johnson County Landmark

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 7:30pm
Concert Hall - 2101
Voxman Music Building

Johnson County Landmark, feat. William Menefield and Curtis Taylor 

Friday, October 1, 2021 

Voxman Concert Hall – 7:30pm 

Damani Phillips, director 

Please join Johnson County Landmark for our inaugural concert for the 2021-22 school year. The ensemble is beyond pleased to be joined by two special guest soloists: Dr. William Menefield on piano and Prof. Curtis Taylor on trumpet. Both recent additions to the UI jazz studies faculty, Taylor and Menefield be performing with our premier big band for the very first time. This promises to be an absolutely memorable concert! Featuring works by Charles Mingus, Thad Jones and A.C. Jobim among others. Free, open to the public and appropriate for all ages.

Johnson County Landmark

This concert will be livestreamed here:

View the program here:

Black Orpheus
L. Bonfi (1922-2001) and A. Jobim (1927-1994) arr E. Richards
Gabriel Sanchez-Porras, baritone sax

The Nearness of You
H Carmichael (1899-1981) / arr. E. Richards
Kolbe Schnoebelen, trombone

Blues for the Wee One
Thad Jones (1923-1986)
William Menefield, piano

On A Misty Night
Tadd Dameon (1917 – 1969) / arr. Scott Gwinnnell
William Menefield, piano 
Curtis Taylor, trumpet

Fables of Faubus
Charles Mingus (1922-1979) / arr. S. Slagle
Marvin Truong, alto sax
Featuring Curtis Taylor, trumpet