Join Bob Morgan for "DocFest" on 12/27 at Houston's Ensemble Theatre
Join Dr. Robert Morgan on Saturday, 12/27 at 6 PM for for "DocFest", a reception/concert/jazz session celebrating the life and career of Dr. Bob Morgan, HSPVA Director of Jazz Studies, 1976-1999.
Join Dr. Robert Morgan on Saturday, 12/27 at 6 PM for "DocFest," a reception/concert/jam session celebrating the life and career of Dr. Morgan, HSPVA Director of Jazz Studies, 1976-1999. Bob is a proud alumnus of the University of Illinois! (Doctor of Musical Arts, 1974).
DocFest will be held at the Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main Street in Houston. Please participate, either by purchasing ticket(s) or by making a donation. Both can be accomplished via www.docfestjazz.org. DocFest benefits the Helen and Bob Morgan Jazz Scholarship at New York's New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music; the Morgan/New School scholarship is restricted to graduates of HSPVA!
If any questions, don't hesitate to contact Bob. He will answer your questions or put you in touch with the event chairman, Chris Walker.
FLASH # 1: Congratulations to concert headliner saxophonist Everette Harp (HPVA '79), for his 2015 Grammy nomination! (album: Jazz Funk Soul). Also, congratulations to fellow nominees Jason Moran and Robert Glasper (2 nominations), both 'PVA alumni! (Not to mention Beyoncé, several nominations…)
FLASH # 2: Scott Gertner ('PVA '77), well known Houston vocalist, guitarist, and club owner will make a cameo appearance on the concert!
FLASH # 3: Martin Mueller, Executive Director of New York's New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, will definitely be present, to bring greetings from the New School.
Bob hopes to see you on the 27th, and wishes you a great holiday season!