UNCW Day of Rhythm Concert

Saturday, February 3, 2018
4:00 PM
Cultural Arts CA1075 Beckwith Recital Hall
Event Type
Music Dept.
Seymour, Ann
Department of Music

UNCW's Day of Rhythm workshop concludes with a concert by special guests, UNCW faculty and students.
Kobie Watkins: Catch This
Keith McCutchen: A Minor Idea
Keith McCutchen: Keith’s Song
Keith McCutchen: Lyvia’s Bounce
Bronislow Kaper: On Green Dolphin Street
John Coltrane: Moment’s Notice
Vernon Duke: Autumn in New York
Keith McCutchen, piano (guest artist)
Kobie Watkins, drums (guest artist)
Ryan Mulder, tenor saxophone (UNCW student)
Jerald Shynett, trombone
Justin Hoke, guitar
Natalie Boeyink, bass

Kobie Watkins
Kobie Watkins, drums, has collaborated with musicians, including jazz legends Sonny Rollins, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Branford Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Curtis Fuller, Bob Mintzer, John Patitucci, Arturo Sandoval, George Coleman, Ira Sullivan, Sonny Fortune and Roy Haynes. Watkins has performed or recorded with Kurt Elling, Fred Anderson, Bobby Broom, Christian McBride, Roy Hargrove, Orbert Davis, Ken Chaney, Ron Perrillo, Bethany Pickens, Ryan Cohan, Jarrard Harris and James Austin. Watkins has also collaborated with gospel singer Kim Burrell, R&B and Neo Soul artists Julie Dexter, Javier, Kendra Ross, Chris Robinson and many others. Watkins has toured extensively in Africa, Europe, Asia, Canada, South America and the United States.

Keith McCutchen
Keith McCutchen is director of the Kentucky State University Concert Choir and director of Choral Activities at Kentucky State. As a conductor, pianist and composer, McCutchen premiered his Jazz Vespers for Chorus, Soloist, Orchestra and Jazz Quintet in Curitiba, Brazil in 2013. In the fall of 2014, The Des Moines Community Orchestra commissioned and premiered McCutchen’s We Shall Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Historical Narrative for Chorus and Orchestra, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. In the summer of 2016, he served as guest conductor, pianist and composer with the Guri Santa Marcelina Youth Choir and Tom Jobim Big Band in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  McCutchen has performed and lectured with NEA Jazz Masters, composer, David Baker, bassist, Richard Davis, and publisher/educator Jamey Aebersold.  McCutchen performs regularly with his jazz trio and quintet.

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Directions to Beckwith Recital Hall:
Plenty of free parking, in front of the Cultural Arts Building and across the street.


Arrive on time: at least 10 minutes before start of concert

•   Arrive at the concert venue at least 10 minutes before the posted concert time. 

Concert attendance and program stamping

Programs for students registered in Department of Music classes are stamped by the ushers at the end of the performance. 

   •   If you leave before the concert ends, your program will not be stamped.

   •   If ushers should run out of programs, ask them to stamp your ticket stub at the end of the concert. Let your teacher know what happened. 


Use of electronic devices during performances

   •   use of computers, tablets, phones is not allowed during performances. Anyone using an electronic device will be asked to put it away. Noncompliance may result in being asked to leave the event.

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