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UTSA Department of Music presents Dave Damiani Quartet April 12

Dave Damiani Quartet

Dave Damiani Quartet

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(April 10, 2014) -- The UTSA Department of Music and KRTU-FM will present The Dave Damiani Quartet at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12 in the Arts Building Recital Hall on the UTSA Main Campus.

Damiani, a versatile Los Angeles-based singer and musician, performs with his 17-piece and 10-piece No Vacancy Orchestra and his smaller groups, The Jazzadelics and The Dave Damiani Quartet.

Among the most popular big bands in demand in the Los Angeles area, Damiani and his jazz orchestras have performed at more than 250 events around the country.

Damiani has performed for events featuring various actors, athletes and corporate leaders and most recently appeared in an episode of the CBS drama "Vegas" starring Michael Chiklis, Sara Jones and Dennis Quaid.

Doug McIntyre with the Los Angeles Daily News and KABC Radio says Damiani's album "Watch What Happens" presents "a young vocalist and leader creating a new voice for a new generation backed by a band populated with superb soloists and sidemen."

General admission is $10. Tickets for students, military and seniors ages 55+ with ID are $5.

For more information, contact Cindy Solis at 210-458-5685 or visit the UTSA Department of Music website.

 

 

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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