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All Things Jazz

An interview with Arthur White, Assistant Professor, School of Music

From blues and punk to rock and roll, Arthur White has at one point in his life played in nearly every kind of band, but now he believes he has finally found “the perfect gig.” As the director of MU’s Jazz Performance Studies program and Assistant Professor in the School of Music, White now handles all things jazz at MU.

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Concert at the Missouri Theatre

From an interview with Arthur White, Assistant Professor, School of Music

The big concert occurred on a drizzly November evening in the Missouri Theatre and featured former director Doug Leibinger and guest saxophonist Ron Dziubla. While several jazz combos performed, this montage represents snapshots of the songs played by MU’s big band, including: “Boom Boom” (Bob Brookmeyer), “Liberian Suite (Dance #5)” (Duke Ellington), “Scooter” (Ron Dziubla), “The Macadam of Good Intentions” (Doug Leibinger), “Hole in the River” (Rob Dziubla), “Just Friends” (Raymond Davies, John Klenner, and Sam M. Lewis), “A Long Time Ago” (Bob Mintzer), and “Day by Day” (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, and Paul Weston).