Anyone who’s anyone in jazz sees it as a rite of passage to make it onto the Jazz at Lincoln Center calendar. Students at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music’ s jazz ensemble can now scratch that from their bucket list.
Their May 6 performance with guitar great Fareed Haque, part of "Cincy in NYC " week, capped a residency that saw students arrange, record and perform Haque's music on the Cincinnati campus. This video features footage from the New York showcase and interviews with the ensemble's director and two of its musicians.
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