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Furman Jazz Ensemble and Combos Fall Concert

The Furman Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will present their fall concert Friday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall on the Furman University campus, Greenville, S.C. ¬†Conducted by trombonist and Furman music professor Stephen Wilson, the program features compositions by Wilson, Oliver Nelson, Don Menza, Count Basie, and others. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Wilson has been a member of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra since 1986. He began his career as a freelance musician in the San Francisco area before working as lead/solo trombonist for the house band at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Resort Casino. He has performed with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis Jr., Natalie Cole, George Benson, and Jay Leno, among others.