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November 16, 2001

CSUS presents Bobby Shew and all that jazz

Bobby ShewRenowned trumpeter Bobby Shew blows through California State University, Sacramento at 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7 to play a concert with the CSUS Jazz Ensemble. The concert, directed by CSUS music professor Steve Roach, also features the award-winning CSUS Vocal Jazz group and takes place in the Music Recital Hall in Capistrano Hall.

Shew has been performing and recording for more than 30 years with the likes of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Art Pepper, Bud Shank, Benny Goodman, the Horace Silver Quintet, Bill Holman, Della Reese, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Oliver Nelson, Bill Berry, Juggernaut, and Terry Gibbs.

In addition to being a sideman, Shew has also recorded many of his own albums. Several of these received very high accolades including his albums "Outstanding In His Field" which was nominated for a Grammy in 1980, and "Heavy Company" which was awarded the Grammy for Jazz Album Of The Year in 1983.

Shew is also actively involved in the educational system, including conducting clinics and master classes at high school and college campuses throughout the world. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Trumpet Guild and has acted as National Trumpet Chairman for the International Association of Jazz Educators for 16 years.

Tickets for the concert are $8 general and $5 students and seniors. Tickets are available at the CSUS Tickets Office at 278-6156 or at (916) 766-2277. For more information call (916) 278-4323.


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