Cardinal Jazz Orchestra

Lamar University
Cardinal Jazz Orchestra

Beaumont, Texas, USA

Spain Tour

May 19 – 25, 2024

Concert dates


Sunday, May 19h

Sants Teatre
C/ d'Antoni de Capmany, 72, 08014 Barcelona


Tuesday, May 21

Castillo Fortaleza De Santa Pola
Plaça de la Glorieta, s/n, 03130
Santa Pola, Alicante


Wednesday, May 22

Teatre Arniches
Av. de Aguilera, 1, 03007 Alicante


Thursday, May 23

LLIRIA Thursday, May 23 Lliria Teatro
at the Asociacion de Jubilados VALENCIA


Friday, May 24

Presented by SEDA JAZZ
with Special Guests Valencia, Sedajazz
Valencia, Sedajazz, Entrada Alquería Coca,1, Ctra. d'Alba, 46017 Valencia Sedavi Valencia


Saturday, May 25

With Special Guests Jaume I University Big Band
Jaume I University Big Band - Àgora UJI
Universitat Jaume I, 12006, Castellón

Cardinal jazz orchestra

The Lamar University Cardinal Jazz Orchestra provides students with the opportunity to develop skills in playing the varying styles of jazz and commercial music encountered by today’s working musician and educator, as well as a platform that encourages the development of skills in improvisation.

Recent guest artists and clinicians have included The Yellowjackets, Eric Marienthal, Allen Vizzutti, Jeff Coffin, Kris Berg and the Metroplexity Big Band, Tom “Bones” Malone, Peter Erskine, Ingrid Jensen, and Bobby Sanabria.


Richard Condit

Professor of Music
Director of Jazz Ensembles

In over four decades as a professional musician, Rick Condit has taught and performed in 25 countries on five continents. As a member of the first Monterey Jazz Festival All Star High School Band, tenor sax soloist with the legendary Stan Kenton Orchestra of the 70’s, UNT One O’Clock Lab Band, a Fulbright Senior Scholar, and Kennedy Center Jazz Ambassador, Rick has dedicated his career to performing, mentoring, and helping young musicians appreciate and enjoy America’s original art form – Jazz.

Rick is currently Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Ensembles at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. He has recently performed with such noted artists as Eric Marienthal, Jeff Coffin, Bobby Shew, Ingrid Jensen, Tom “Bones” Malone, Tom Scott, John Pizzarelli, Joey DeFrancesco, Bobby Sanabria, Wycliffe Gordon, The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, and The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra. He has also presented clinics at the Jazz Education Network and Texas Music Educators Association conventions. He is an endorsing artist for Selmer Paris Saxophones, Jody Jazz Mouthpieces, and D’Addario Woodwinds.


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