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W&L University Jazz Ensemble Presents “Two-Way Street” The University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Denny Euprasert, will present interpretations of jazz standards and contemporary works.

University Jazz Ensemble

Washington and Lee University’s Jazz Ensemble will present “Two-Way Street” on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. in the Wilson Concert Hall, Lenfest Center for the Arts.  No tickets are required.

The second annual joint concert with the Vosbein Magee Big Band continues a tradition that began last year. The University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Denny Euprasert, will present interpretations of jazz standards and contemporary works. BigBand, co-led by W&L professors Terry Vosbein and Chris Magee, will showcase its many soloists and various arrangements.

Euprasert, a visiting assistant professor of music at W&L, has taught at Rangsit University where he was also the dean of the Conservatory of Music and the director of RSU Jazz Orchestra.

His recording project, “Masterpiece: Asanee-Wason,” received the Kom Chad Luek Award for best instrumental album. He is the recipient of the Silpathorn Contemporary Artist Award from the Ministry of Culture of Thailand, one of the country’s most prestigious honors in the arts, for his notable contributions to fine arts and culture.

The concert will be streamed live online at https://livestream.com/wlu/two-way-street.