USC Upstate News

USC Upstate’s Faculty Jazz Concert

03- 19- 2009

Spartanburg, S.C. - Members of the University of South Carolina Upstate’s music faculty will host a Faculty Jazz Concert on Tuesday, March 24 at 8:00 p.m. in the Humanities and Performing Arts Center Theatre. 

This free concert will feature a mixture of standard jazz classics and arrangements of contemporary tunes. Faculty musicians include Dr. Gregg Akkerman on piano, Dr. Doug Scarborough on trombone, Vern Weygandt on trombone, Adam Knight on  guitar, Steve Knight on guitar, and Shannon Hoover on bass. John Gooch, a freshman student at USC Upstate, will play the drums. 

To reserve seating for the concert, please contact the USC Upstate Box Office at (864) 503-5695. For more information, contact Gregg Akkerman, assistant professor of music and director of jazz studies, at gakkerman@uscupstate.edu or (864) 503-5263.