This is a live stream concert from Gallivan Center!
This concert features Jay Lawrence on vibraphone, Corey Christiansen on guitar, and Matt Larsen on bass.
Jay Lawrence (freelance musician, composer, educator) operates LIJA Music Inc., is the percussionist for the MT Pit Orchestra, co-owns the Jazz Hang record label with colleague Ray Smith, and is the drummer for the Salt Lake City Jazz Orchestra. Lawrence graduated from Utah Valley University with a Bachelor of Science degree – Summa Cum Laude. He has been a member of the adjunct faculties at Brigham Young University (1996 to present), University of Utah (24 years), Snow College (1998 to present), and other Universities.
Many award-winning recordings have been recorded by Jay and he has recorded film scores and trailers for many motion pictures. Jay has produced many pedagogical materials, including A Compendium of Jazz Improvisation (text book and play-along CD), Rhythm Reading A Practice Manual, (LIJA Music), and the popular Drummer’s Workbook (Think Fast Communications.) As a composer, Lawrence won first prize in a world-wide Hymn writing contest in 2012.