The University of Dubuque is proud to present an unforgettable musical event featuring the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass and guest organist Alan Morrison. On February 21st, at 7:30pm in the John and Alice Butler Hall at Heritage Center, audiences will be treated to a fusion of genres and virtuosity that promises to captivate and inspire.

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Credit: Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass
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Led by trumpet virtuoso Rodney Marsalis, the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is celebrated as America's premier large brass ensemble. With a diverse repertoire spanning classical, big band swing, New Orleans jazz, and more, the ensemble seamlessly transcends musical boundaries, captivating audiences worldwide.

Credit: Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass
Credit: Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass
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I actually had a chance to chat with Rodeny about the upcoming show. Check it out below.

Joining the ensemble is the esteemed organist Alan Morrison, renowned for his colorful use of the organ and interpretive integrity. Together, Marsalis and Morrison promise an electrifying performance, showcasing their unparalleled talent and musical prowess.

This extraordinary evening will also feature the UD Concert Band and UD Jazz Band, conducted by Nolan Hauta, DMA, and Evan Glickman, DMA, respectively, adding to the dynamic celebration of musical excellence.

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Generously supported by the William P. Woodward Visiting Artist-in-Residence Endowment, this concert exemplifies the University of Dubuque's commitment to fostering creativity and excellence in the arts.

Tickets for this not-to-be-missed event can be purchased at the Farber Box Office at Heritage Center, by phone, or online. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic of this extraordinary musical collaboration. Join us on February 21st for a night of musical brilliance at the University of Dubuque Heritage Center.

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