Daily Archives: September 10, 2014

New release from Jazz Studies Director David Bixler featured on WBGO Radar

SlinkSlink, the latest recording from Auction Project, has been featured on WBGO Radar in anticipation of the album’s September 15 release.

Auction Project is BGSU Jazz Studies Director David Bixler on alto sax, Heather Martin Bixler on violin, Arturo O’Farrill on piano, Carlo De Rosa on bass and Vince Cherico on drums. Mike Stern makes a guest appearance on electric guitar.

Of the group’s unique musical style, WBGO lauds the album for “stak[ing] out uncommon musical territory, a place where Celtic reels merge with gospel and funk, as if it were the most natural thing on earth”.

Listen to Slink and read more of WBGO’s praise for the new release.

Professors Charles Saenz and Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu tour Taiwan

Professors Charles Saenz, trumpet and Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, piano, along with Professor James Ackley (Trumpet, University of South Carolina), will present a tour of Taiwan from September 24-26, 2014.

Events include Master Classes and Recitals at:
National Taiwan Normal University
Shih-Chien University
National Tainan University

Professors Liu and Saenz with James Ackley
Professors Liu and Saenz with James Ackley