Time & Location
Jul 19, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Brevard, 44 E Main St, Brevard, NC 28712, USA
About the event
Greg Simon, composer and jazz trumpeter, has performed around the country with jazz ensembles of all makes and sizes. He’s performed with the Marcus Lewis Big Band, the Shawn Bell Quartet, the Rhythm Society Orchestra, Late Night Menu, and many others, at venues ranging from Dazzle Jazz Club to the Jewell of Omaha; and played in the bands of The Temptations, Hannah Huston, and Andrew Dost of fun. Greg was a featured performer in Tom Larson’s groundbreaking 2020 work Living In Americah, and his own group, the Greg Simon Septet, debuted in 2021. Greg’s first single for jazz septet — a long-form composition entitled Fanfare, Nocturne, Fanfare — is available now on Bandcamp and all major streaming services. Currently, Greg plays trumpet/flugelhorn alongside his colleagues in the UNL Faculty Jazz Ensemble and serves as the director of the UNL Jazz Orchestra. Greg has taught jazz with the Detroit Symphony Civic Jazz Orchestra and Omaha Performing Arts Academy, and served as guest clinician at the Westside Jazz Festival and the Nebraska State Band Association’s Jazz Festival.
Ticket$15.00+$0.38 service fee