Rob Scheps Big Band in Portland with Guests Joe Romano & Vern Sielert


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Saxophonist/composer Rob Scheps brings his 16 Piece Big Band back to Portland State University on Tuesday January 11,2005.

Featured in addition to Scheps are brilliant 73 -years- young saxophonist Joe Romano, a vet of the Buddy Rich & Woody Herman bands;and Seattle trumpeter Vern Sielert , a well- kept bebop secret. These fine soloists join Scheps's regular cadre of Oregon/Washington area all stars: Trumpeters Rich Cooper, Greg Garrett & Mike Hankins ;trombonists Stan Bock & Lars Campbell ; bass trombonist Dave Bryan; Tuba virtuoso JaTtik Clark; saxophonists Scott Hall , Gary Harris & Tim Jensen; pianist Sid Bos; bassist Tom Wakeling; and incredible female drummer Ward Griffiths.

Premieres of new work by Jensen & Campbell; other music by Scheps, Dave Douglas,Oscar Pettiford, Frank Wess,Jim Knapp, Thad Jones, Chuck Israels, Bud Powell, Frank Perowsky, Jim Hall & Smashing Pumpkins.

Tues. Jan. 11,2005 Rob Scheps Big Band PSU Lincoln Hall Room 75 12 noon - 1pm Free admission/all ages.

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