Dr. David Scott, director of Studio Big Band and Dr. Dan Murphy, director of Jazz Improv.
The Studio Big Band will feature Steve Moretti, Matt Catingub's drummer in a concert with work by Rob McConnell, Chick Corea, Neal Finn and Victor Lopez. And of course the band will play Bopularity, one of Catingub's most familiar charts.
In a homecoming of sorts, Redlands graduate Steve Moretti will perform with both the University's Jazz Improvisation Ensembles and Studio Big Band. The concert is in Casa Loma Room on the Redlands Campus beginning at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2013.
Moretti is a two-time Grammy nominated drummer and percussionist who can be heard on over 30 nationally released recordings. Recognized for his musicianship and versatility in multiple styles, Steve has performed with numerous vocal and instrumental artists from Michael McDonald, Artudo Sandoval, Toni Tennille, Lionel Hampton, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lorna Luft and Michael Brecker to The Coasters, The Pointed Sisters, The Temptations and Louie Bellson. he toured with Matt Catingub and the legendary Rosemary Clooney for six years and recorded two Grammy nominated CDs with them on Concord Records: Sentimental Journey and The Last Concert. He has appeared on the Today Show, The View, the Rosie O'Donnell Show and Christmas Special, and an NBC special, "An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends", featuring Michael Feinstein and Darlene Love, as well as appearing on A&E, PBS and Oregon "ArtBeat".
This event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact the School of Music at 909-748-8700 or firstname.lastname@example.org