Jazz on the program of Smithee recital

Trumpeter and Maryville College Associate Professor of Music Dr. Larry Smithee will present a jazz recital at 8 p.m., Sept. 19, in the Fine Arts Center Music Hall.

Featured with Smithee will be fellow Maryville College music faculty member Dr. William Swann, plus bassist Rusty Holloway, saxophonist Bob Knapp and drummer Daryl Johnson.

Among the selections for the concert will be Duke Jordan’s “Jordu,” Clifford Brown’s “Jazz Spring,” Horace Silver’s “Peace” and a Larry Smithee original entitled “Chicken Hawk.”

Lovers of American jazz are invited to attend. Admission is open to the public and free of charge.

For more information, contact the Fine Arts Center at 865.981.8150.


Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the fall 2014 semester is 1,213.