Tag: jazz ensemble

50th anniversary concert: Jazz groups go back to the ‘60s, Saturday

The Music program pays tribute to the school’s 50th anniversary with instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles combining in concert to present “That ‘60s Show,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 14) in the University Theatre. Prof. Adam Gaines’s Jazz Ensemble II will open the concert with a heavy dose of the Beatles — jazz arrangements of […]

Jazz ensembles celebrate UW-Green Bay’s 50th with ‘That ‘60s Show’

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin Green Bay Music program pays tribute to the school’s 50th anniversary with instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles combining in concert to present “That ‘60s Show,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 14) in the University Theatre, located in Theatre Hall on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Drive. Performing will […]

Jazz concert, this Saturday

We’ll have more details in our next issue, but don’t forget the Jazz and Vocal Jazz concert this Saturday (Nov. 14) at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre, in Theatre Hall. Performing will be Jazz Ensemble II under the direction of Adam Gaines, and Jazz I and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble directed by John Salerno, […]

Wednesday’s Jazz Ensemble concert spotlights students, Slovak trio

The UW-Green Bay Music program will spotlight student Jazz Ensemble I and the visiting professionals of the Nothing But Swing Trio in a public concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (March 11) in the University Theatre. Nothing But Swing is a jazz trio from Slovakia. Band members are Klaudius Kováč, piano; Róbert Ragan, double-bass; and Peter […]

Gerds previews Jazz Fest, on tap for Saturday

Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds previewed Jazz Fest XLV in a Tuesday (Feb. 3) blog post, bringing readers information about this “distinctive musical tradition” that will take place Saturday (Feb. 7) on campus. As we’ve told you here before, this year’s Jazz Fest culminating concert will feature drummer Carl Allen, a Milwaukee native and UW-Green […]

Upcoming: Catch UW-Green Bay’s jazz ensembles next week

UW-Green Bay Music will present an evening of Jazz Wednesday (Nov. 5), when its Jazz I, Jazz II and Vocal Jazz ensembles take the Weidner Center mainstage at 7:30 p.m. The Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz I Ensemble, both under the direction of Associate Prof. John Salerno, will bookend the evening of performances. In between, […]

UW-Green Bay gears up for Jazz Fest XLIV, featuring Kenny Werner Trio

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will continue a longstanding musical tradition Saturday, Feb. 1, presenting Jazz Fest XLIV on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. This annual educational and performance event will culminate in a public concert at 4 p.m. that day in the Cofrin Family (main) hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Since […]

Big Mouth, UW-Green Bay alumni join students for Jazz Ensembles concert

UW-Green Bay is hosting its first Alumni Reunion Days this weekend, and the school’s Music program will lead the way with a Jazz Ensembles concert at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 1, with student ensembles sharing the bill with top alumni players and their popular local band. Big Mouth and the Power Tool Horns will […]

Guest composer Washut to kick off 360° Thursdays concert series Feb. 7

UW-Green Bay Music is set to kick off its new concert series in a big way Feb. 7, when it features an accomplished arranger and composer in the inaugural 360° Thursdays event. Prof. Bob Washut, Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Northern Iowa, will discuss his creative process when the program begins; and […]