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Paul White performs Nov. 7 at Appalachian

BOONE—Saxophonist Paul White joins Jazz Ensemble 1 for a Nov. 7 performance at Appalachian State University.

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The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

White earned his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University. He earned a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently is a staff sergeant and bass saxophonist for The Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band based in Washington, D.C.

He is a founding member of the Austin, Texas-based Paul White Quintet.

The Nov. 7 performance will feature many of White’s compositions. He will be soloist on “Blues in Another Minute” by Thad Jones.

While on campus, White will lead clinics on jazz writing and arranging, jazz improvisation, composing. For more information about White, visit