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    Senior Recital: James Kings

    Presented by at UT Dallas Jonsson Performance Hall

    November 17, 2018


    Senior Recital:  James Kings

    James is a baritone vocalist, keyboardist, music composer and producer who is currently finishing his Bachelor of Visual and Performing Arts – Music Concentration degree at UT Dallas, and is on schedule to graduate this December. Please be sure to attend this free recital and hear him present music from several early music periods, including Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, and Modern, along with music from 20th century genres, which include Jazz, Blues/Country, Pop and Contemporary Gospel.

    Portions of the recital are dedicated to the memory of “Chuck” Carl Clark Wachsman, James' first college choir instructor and mentor, and “Boo” James Dante Kings, James' beloved son and first-born.

    Baroque: “Behold I Tell You a Mystery” / “The Trumpet Shall Sound” – George Frideric Handel
    Classical: “Deh vieni alla finestra” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Romantic: “Im Wunderschonen Monat Mai” – Robert Schumann
    Impressionist: “Romance” / “Le Cloche” – Achille Claude Debussy
    Modern: “At the River” – Arr. Aaron Copland
    Jazz: *“The Way You Look Tonight” – Dorothy Fields and Jerome Kern
    Country/Blues: “Tennessee Whiskey” – Dean Dillon and Linda Hargrove
    R&B: “Human Nature” – Steve Porcaro and John Bettis
    Gospel: “Pass Me Not” – Fannie Crosby and William Doane, Arr. by James Kings (based on Luke 18:38)

    Assisting Musicians:

    Vocals: *Dacia Kings, (James' daughter)
    Trumpet: Andrew Bezik
    Piano: Jeanie Perkins
    Drums: Jason Thomas
    Bass: Jeff Plant

    For more information contact:
    Arts and Performance Office

    UT Dallas Jonsson Performance Hall

    800 W. Campbell Road
    Richardson, TX 75080

    Full map and directions

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    Phone: 972-UTD-ARTS

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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