Join us on Saturday, April 14th in our gallery space for an intimate evening of jazz! Enjoy refreshments, art, and live music from Brian Gorrell & Jazz Company from 7-10pm as we groove into Spring.
Reserved seating VIP tickets are $25 and general admission tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. VIP Experience starts @ 6 pm, meet the artists and tour Artspace with free snacks and refreshments. Reserved stage front tables completes the VIP Package.
Parking is available in the lot behind our building. General admission seating is first come, first serve.
Brian Gorrell serves as Head of the Jazz Studies Division for the University of Central Oklahoma School of Music. Gorrell, a former pianist for the Lawrence Welk Orchestra, also manages operation of the Jazz Lab Recording Studio, serves as Graduate Advisor for the Master of Music in Jazz and teaches a number of performance and recording technology-related courses. Mr. Gorrell completed a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and received a master’s of music degree in Saxophone Performance from Oklahoma City University. Equally proficient on both saxophone and keyboards, Gorrell has produced many album projects including In Some Other World (1995),Soulmates (1999), In The Swing of Christmas (2001), and The Jazz Company Live @ the UCO Jazz Lab (2008 release). In addition to the Welk Orchestra, Brian has performed on saxophone and/or keyboards with such notables as The Manhattan Transfer, Louie Bellson, Phil Woods, Bill Trujillo, Jay Migliori, Jay Daversa, Clark Terry, The Lennon Sisters, Ralna English, Patti Page, Slide Hampton, Kay Starr, Steve Allen, Jim Nabors, Ty England, Diane Schuur, Christopher Cross, The Temptations, The Drifters, and many others.