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The Jazz Professors, UCF’s The Flying Horse Big Band and the Ocoee High School Jazz Band will perform.
The Jazz Professors will headline the concert at Ocoee High School. Faculty at the University of Central Florida’s Jazz Studies department, Jeff Rupert, Per Danielsson, Richard Drexler, Bobby Koelble and Marty Morell perform and record together. Their releases are available on UCF’s Flying Horse Records label: En Plein Air, Do That Again and The Jazz Professors: Live at the UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival.
The Flying Horse Big Band is one of the premiere performing ensembles of the UCF Music Department. It has appeared at the Montreux and the North Sea Jazz Festivals as well as numerous festival and concert appearances domestically. The group has had four recordings on the national jazz charts, B.M.O.C, Into the Mystic, The Blues is Alright and Jazz Town, all released on UCF’s record label, Flying Horse Records [Flyinghorserecords.com].
Bernie Hendricks, Ocoee High School director of bands, will direct the Ocoee High School Jazz Band, showcasing some of the community’s rising stars in the world of jazz.
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