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March 2, 2009

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
News and Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769

MEDIA ADVISORY: Renowned New York Jazz Pianist to Perform at UT Tyler

Werner

Renowned New York City jazz pianist Kenny Werner and his trio will perform a public concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at The University of Texas at Tyler Braithwaite Recital Hall.

The UT Tyler Jazz Patriots, under the direction of Dr. John Webb, UT Tyler professor of music, will open the concert.

Werner has performed or recorded with numerous jazz greats, including Lee Konitz, Stan Getz, Dizzie Gillespie, and Joe Henderson. In 2003 Werner received a Grammy nomination for his song Inspiration in the Best Instrumental Composition Category. He has published the best-selling book “Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Master Musician Within,” which covers the meaning behind creativity and expression.

Before the concert, Werner will hold a 3:30 p.m. clinic with the UT Tyler Jazz Patriots and discuss concepts from his book.

The concert and clinic are sponsored by the UT Tyler Friends of the Arts.

For more information, contact Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.

 

 
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