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Two of the most exciting and
widely-traveled musicians in jazz,
trumpeter FRANK GREENE and
drummer DANNY GOTTLIEB, will
be featured at the next Monday
Night Jazz concert, in the USF
Concert Hall in Tampa on Monday,
February 27, at 7:30. Presented by
the Tampa Jazz Club and the USF
School of Music, the concert brings
the two guest artists together with
the USF Jazz Ensemble, directed
by Chuck Owen.

Frank Greene has long been an
in-demand trumpet player, featured
in recent years with the CBS
Orchestra, the Paul Shaffer-led
band on The Late Show with David
Letterman. His powerful sound has
also been heard with Maynard
Ferguson, The Dizzy Gillespie
Alumni Band, and The Vanguard
Jazz Orchestra, as well as on

Danny Gottlieb, formerly a faculty
artist at USF, became known to
audiences everywhere during his 6
years with the Pat Metheny Group.
He has since played with a Who's
Who of the jazz world and appeared
on more than 400 recordings,
maintaining a busy performance
schedule while teaching at UNF in
Jacksonville. Since 2004, both
Danny and his percussionist wife
Beth have been part of the Gary
Sinise Lt. Dan Band, which
performs for US service members
and first responders throughout the

The two guest artists will play with
the acclaimed USF Jazz Ensemble,
led by Chuck Owen. The varied
program includes big band
arrangements of music by Pat
Metheny as well as 'Good Time
Was Had By All,' by Thad Jones,
written for the band he led with
drummer Mel Lewis, one of Danny
Gottlieb's primary mentors. Also,
Greene and Gottlieb will be
featured in two new works by
Chuck Owen himself, a leading
composer who is recognized as a
Distinguished Professor at USF,
and they will be recording with his
Jazz Surge band during their Tampa

Monday Night Jazz at USF is in it's
21st season of bringing artists to
campus for mini-residencies that
include master classes and
informal time with students in
addition to programs in the
beautiful USF Concert Hall.
Whitney James & the
LaRue Nickelson Trio

Heart, Soul & Swing
Sunday, March 5, 2017
3:00 PM
Mainstage Theatre
Performing Arts Center
HCC Ybor
Frank Greene &
Danny Gottlieb
with the
USF Jazz Ensemble
Monday, February 27, 2017;
7:30 PM
USF Concert Hall
University of South Florida
Greene-Gottlieb Ticket Info:
Jack Wilkins
Banff Project
with Sara Caswell,
Corey Christiansen, Ray Baril
and the
USF Jazz Ensemble
Thursday, March 23, 2017;
7:30 PM
USF Concert Hall
University of South Florida
Wilkins - Banff Ticket Info:
Vocalist WHITNEY JAMES will team
when she returns to the Mainstage
Theatre at HCC/Ybor City on March 5,
presented by  the Tampa Jazz Club
and HCC's Visual & Performing Arts
Series. The Sunday afternoon concert
is titled 'Heart, Soul, & Swing,' and is a
get-together among artists who share
deep musical connections. And it's
Whitney's first Tampa appearance
since her memorable collaboration
with Dick Hyman at The Mainstage,
more than a year ago.

Guitarist LaRue Nickelson has long
been one of the most creative
musicians in our area, featured on
many recordings as leader or
sideman. An instructor of guitar at
USF for 17 years, LaRue is a member
of Chuck Owen's Jazz Surge, and has
a distinctive voice as a composer as
well. In 2004, LaRue was one of three
finalists (and the only U.S. winner) at
the Montreux Jazz Festival
International Guitar Competition.
Ernie Calhoun Tribute
Documentary Film
Jam Session
Sunday, April 2, 2017
3:00 PM
Mainstage Theatre
Performing Arts Center
HCC Ybor
Whitney James 2017 Ticket Info:
Ernie Calhoun Ticket Info:
Laila Biali
Sunday, April 30, 2017
3:00 PM
Mainstage Theatre
Performing Arts Center
HCC Ybor
Laila Biali Ticket Info: