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"Remembering Jackie King"

A Tribute to guitar legend Jackie King


Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm in the UIW Concert Hall

Free Admission - Voluntary Donations to Wounded Warrior Project are most welcome

Remembering Jackie King features three of his former students,

Peter Carey, Bobby Flores, and Keith Harter

Performing with the UIW Cardinal Jazz Band

Jackie King performed and recorded with some of the biggest names in American popular music and jazz including Ray Charles, Willie Nelson, Richie Cole, Chet Baker, Marian McPartland, Phil Woods, Tony Bennett, Norah Jones, The Boston Pops, and The Joffrey Ballet. He has an extensive discography with releases on CBS-Columbia Records, Mercury Records, Indigo Moon Records, Concord Records and numerous other labels. He was also well-known and respected as a music educator. King was recruited by Howard Roberts to teach at the prestigious Guitar Institute of Technology (GIT) in Los Angeles and a few years later, he opened the Southwest Guitar Conservatory in San Antonio which attracted students from all over the United States. He has been a clinician and given workshops at such places as Berklee College of Music in Boston, University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and the University of the Incarnate Word. For Jackie's complete bio, click here.
Peter began playing guitar at age 16 playing rock and blues, and while studying classical guitar with Terry Muska and a B.A. in Music Education at St. Mary’s University began playing in the department's stage band and became fascinated with jazz music and improvisation .  He started teaching for the Alamo Community College District in 1976, while gigging and practicing for a decade before taking a Masters of Music in Theory and Composition at Texas State University. Since graduate school he has taught Jazz and Classical Guitar, Electric Bass, Music Theory, Ear Training, History of Jazz, Music Appreciation and Electronic Music at San Antonio College and the University of the Incarnate Word where he taught from Spring of 1976 to 1995. The last seven years of that time he taught full-time, was head of the Music Department for 2 years. After 1995 he taught Guitar, Music Appreciation and Ear Training at Palo Alto College for a few years.  In 1995 he started Peter Carey's Rhythm Room to produce and record music full time, creating dozens of album projects for local musicians, composers and songwriters. After living in Phoenix, Arizona for a year has returned to San Antonio and is opening a new recording studio called Resonant Recording (mrpc1066@gmail.com).
Bobby Flores, Texas Music Hall of Famer, 2003 Grammy Award winner, is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, arranger, producer, composer, and first call session musician. He has recorded and performed on stage with the legendary and late Ray Price. He toured with Mr. Price for five years as his First Fiddle/Violin, and led the string section. He has also shared the stage and recorded with Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush, Red Steagall, and Doug Sahm, just to name a few. Bobby is included on the TCA artist touring roster, as well as serving on the board for the Texas Commission on the Arts. He has been featured on over 500 albums, CD's and singles, including performances on major labels. You can hear Bobby's music on great classic country radio all over the world. This Grammy Award Winner can be seen on RFD TV's "Tru-Country" and "Midwest Country Music Show" regularly.
Bobby has been performing in Texas Dance Halls since he was 9 years old. He has performed on Austin City Limits, The Grand Ole Opry, TNN Prime, The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and numerous Willie Nelson 4th of July picnics. He was featured on the “Stars Over Texas”  show on CMT, along with Vince Gill and Dolly Parton. Bobby and his Yellow Rose Band perform frequently in Texas and beyond, including private parties, Texas honky-tonks, historic dancehalls, festivals, theaters, rodeos, and venues at the national level.  International performances have included major festivals in France, Sweden, Scotland, and Switzerland. For more info, visit: www.bobbyflores.com
Composer, producer, musician and studio owner, this Virginia native got his first Kay guitar at age 12. By 17, Keith was rocking with local bands, often on the road, playing a variety of music styles from country to rock, jazz, R&B and even a little funk. To this day, Keith enjoys playing live music and can be found on stage with several bands.Keith was a music major at James Madison University in Harrisonburg Virginia, and the Southwest Guitar Conservatory in San Antonio, Texas studying under Jackie King. After graduating from SWGC, Keith joined SWGC's teaching staff and it was during this time that Keith got the bug for recording and writing commercial music.In 2001, Keith opened the doors of his own recording studio – Keith Harter Music. Situated in Northeast San Antonio, the studio produces a variety of projects ranging from radio and television commercials and original scores for feature films to album projects produced and recorded by local and national musicians including: George Strait, Jamie Johnson, Ray Price, Harry Connick Jr., R. Kelly, Augie Meyes, and Guy Clark. Harter Music has produced several thousand commercials including: Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, Burger King, McDonalds, Time Warner, U.S. Army, Texaco, Taco Cabana, JC Penny, and many more. www.KeithHarterMusic.com
The UIW Jazz Ensemble is comprised of both student and professional musicians. Since becoming a full size big band in 2006, the ensemble has performed every year at both the Texas Jazz Festival in Corpus Christi and the St. Mary's Fiesta Jazz Festival at St. Mary's University in San Antonio. The ensemble also performs on the last Wednesday of each month at the Cove during each semester. Other performances include "Jazz at the Witte" and "Holiday Saxophones." In 2009, after submitting video demos of two performances recorded live at the Cove, the ensemble was invited to perform at the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, Holland and the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. The UIW Jazz Ensemble was the only university ensemble from the United States invited to perform at the North Sea Festival in 2009. Due to the economy, fundraising was very difficult and the ensemble raised enough to attend only one festival. In July, 2009, The UIW Jazz Ensemble became the first university ensemble from San Antonio to perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Current UIW faculty members of the ensemble include: saxophonist Larry Loden, and trombonist Mark Hill.
JIm Waller is Assistant Professor of Music, Coordinator, Music Industry Studies, and Chief Engineer of UIW’s new recording studio. He has been in the music business for over forty years as an arranger, composer, producer, performer, and recording engineer. He studied music composition with Mildred Couper, Thea Musgrave, Gordon Crosse, and jazz arranging with Billy Byers. Jim holds an MS in Music Technology from Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis and a BA in Music Composition from the College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara. As an artist/producer, Jim has had recordings released on Warner Brothers, United Artists, Del-Fi, Arvee, Sundazed Records. Jim has performed with Marvin Gaye, Etta James, Willie Nelson, Tony Orlando and Dawn, Cat Anderson, Bobby Hatfield, Ray Peterson, The Ojays, Gene Pitney, Richie Cole, Paul Gonsalves, Pete Fountain, The Coasters, Frank Rosolino, and was a member of Jackie King's band in 1986 and played keys on Jackie's "Night Bird" LP on CBS-Columbia Records. More info on Jim's faculty page.



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