The Fresno State Jazz Orchestra directed by Richard Lloyd Giddens Jr. and The Fresno State Jazz Ensemble directed by Les Nunes will open for trumpeter and composer Ralph Alessi at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29 in the Concert Hall.
Alessi has recorded nine albums of original compositions which draw on everything from post-bop to neo classical music. As an educator, Ralph is an assistant professor of Jazz Studies at the University of Nevada-Reno as well as the director of the School for Improvisational Music.
Tickets are $15 general, $10 for employees and seniors and $5 for students. Reservations are suggested and parking is $5 in lot P1.