Trumpet professor Chris Gekker performs works from his September album release, "Ghost Dialogues". He is joined by piano professor Rita Sloan to premiere works by Harvard University resident composer Carson Cooman and UMD composition professor Robert Gibson. Voice professor Delores Ziegler then joins the duo for Cooman's song cycle, "Chasing Down the Moon". Gekker rounds out the program performing contemporary jazz compositions with faculty Chris Vadala and Robert Gibson, and distinguished alumna Lianna Gekker.
Chris Gekker, trumpet; Delores Ziegler, mezzo-soprano; Chris Vadala, saxophone; Robert Gibson, bass; Rita Sloan and Lianna Gekker, piano