Haar’s recital to celebrate music, artistry of saxophonist Stan Getz

Paul Haar
Paul Haar

Join Paul Haar-Saxophone, Hans Strum-Bass, Dave Hall-Drums and Tom Larson-Piano in an evening celebrating the music and artistry of saxophonist Stan Getz on Monday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall at the Glenn Korff School of Music. Included will be classic jazz and American popular standards made famous by Stan Getz as well as works by Kenny Barron, Victor Lewis and others.

Acclaimed saxophonist Paul Haar, associate professor of saxophone and director of Jazz Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has contributed his notable talent to numerous projects in both the jazz and classical genres and is recognized as being one of the most versatile saxophonists today.

As an active classical musician, he has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and South America performing in such noted venues as Carnegie Hall, Spivey Hall, The Shanghai Conservatory, The Theatro da Paz (Brazil) and the Tanglewood Institute. As a soloist, he has commissioned and performed featured works by Jack Cooper, Jessie Krebs, Leslie Hogan, Ben Boone, Kenneth Fuchs, Randal Snyder and has been a featured artist with wind ensembles from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Tennessee, Pacific Lutheran University and The University of South Carolina. In addition to his solo performances he has performed with such ensembles as The Tanglewood Music Center Fellowship Orchestra, The Arapahoe Philharmonic, The Austin Symphony, The Asheville Symphony, Lincoln Symphony and the Omaha Symphony.

The performance is free and open to the public. It will also be live Webcast: Visit music.unl.edu for the live link the night of the performance.