Barry Long, Josh Davis & Phil Haynes Jazz trio
Samek Art Gallery, Elaine Langone Center, third floor
Saturday, August 27, 2011 – 12 noon - 1:15 p.m.
The progression of Arts. Everywhere. continues with a noon performance at of jazz standards and original works with Bucknell faculty Barry Long (flugelhorn) and Phil Haynes (drums), and bassist Joshua Davis of Susquehanna University.
Currently an Assistant Professor of Music at Bucknell University, Barry Long was the first to receive a doctoral degree in Jazz Studies from the Eastman School of Music in May of 2007. As a trumpeter and flugelhornist, he has studied and performed with such artists as Kenny Wheeler, Bob Brookmeyer, John Clayton, Eliane Elias, Benny Carter, Jim McNeely, and Dave Stahl; his compositional credits include honors from the Jazz Composers Alliance and commissions for Clark Terry and The Kandinsky Trio. Long's research interests include articles for the Jazz Educators Journal, lesson plans for VH1, and presentations at the national conferences of IAJE, MENC, CMS, EMP, and PCA. He was recently named the recipient of the 2007 Dave Brubeck Collections Research Grant and is currently the jazz author for an upcoming Music Appreciation text for Prentice Hall.
Phil Haynes is featured on nearly 50 CD releases by International record companies. His debut, The Paul Smoker Trio - QB, featured Anthony Braxton and was named the No. 1 recording of 1985 by critic Kevin Whitehead. In addition to three CDs with the collective Joint Venture, Haynes' recordings as a leader include: Continuum with violinist Mark Feldman and pianist Dave Kikoski; the ground breaking quintet 4 Horns & What? with saxophonists Ellery Eskelin and Andy Laster; his romantic standards trio, "A Couch in Brooklyn" featuring Israeli pianist Micu Narunsky and bassist Drew Gress; The Hammond Insurgency with B-3 virtuoso Jeff Palmer and trumpeter Paul Smoker; Free Country with cellist/vocalist Hank Roberts and guitarist Jim Yanda; Ritual, duets with multi-brassman Herb Robertson; and his solo drumset recording Sanctuary. Since moving to Lewisburg, Haynes is frequently heard with regional artists such as Joshua Davis, David Liebman, Barry Long, Steve Rudolph, Eddie Severn, Tim Warfield, and the collective Adams/Stetz&Haynes. He serves as Bucknell University's Jazz Artist-in-Residence, a lecturer in music, and produces the Jazz at Bucknell international chamber series.
Joshua Davis, bassist, composer and director of jazz studies at Susquehanna University. He was a full-time faculty member and the Director of Jazz Studies at Towson University between 2002 and 2006. Before Towson, he was an awarded leader of curriculum development at Berklee College of Music where, as one of the youngest faculty members, he taught for six years. Joshua spent two years as a member of the faculty at the University of Maine at Augusta and has taught numerous performance skills clinics at Berklee, Koyo Conservatory (Kobe, Japan), the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival (AK), and various schools of all grades throughout the United States. Vardan Ovsepian, Tim Miller, Ben Monder, Peter Erskine, Mark Ferber, Jordan Perlson, Sean Rickman, Marcello Pellitteri, Dan Weiss, Ted Poor, Ari Hoenig, Ole Mathisen, Jerry Bergonzi, Donny McCaslin, Taylor Haskins, Dave Ballou, Greg Hopkins, Randy Brecker, Timucin Sahin, JD Walter, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Artie Shaw Band, and The Ritz, are among the many groups and musicians with whom Joshua has performed. He is founder of the Joshua Davis Band, directs the Susquehanna University Big Band, also teaches jazz history, improvisation, music theory, ear training, double bass and composition.