Guest Artist: Tito Carrillo, Professor of Jazz Trumpet at the University of Illinois
A Jubilant Overture - Alfred Reed
Bill Haehnel, Conductor
Ballad for Band - Morton Gould
Dreaming of the Masters III - Allan Gilliland
Guest Artist Tito Carrillo, Trumpet
Blue Streak - Clifton Jameson Jones
Tango - John Paulson
A Little Tango Music - Adam Gorb
Porgy and Bess - Gershwin, Heyward and Gershwin, arr James Barnes
Whip and Spur - Thomas S Allen, arr Ray E Cramer
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About Our Guest Artist
Tito Carrillo joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty in the Spring of 2006. He is a trumpeter, educator, bandleader, composer, and arranger, and since 1996 he has been a fixture in the Chicago jazz and Latin music scenes.
Carrillo has played some of the most prestigious venues in the world, including Chicago's Symphony Center, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, and London's Royal Albert Hall. His work has been heard at international jazz festivals in Chicago, Telluride, Montreux (Switzerland), North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague (Netherlands), and Pori, Finland.
As an educator, he served on the faculties at both the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, as well as Northwestern University prior to his appointment at Illinois. He has also brought his talents as an educator and performer to Chicago's inner-city high schools through the Ravinia Festival's community outreach program, the Ravinia Jazz Mentors.