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Photo gallery: Jazz Fest 47

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UW-Green Bay Music program held its 47th annual  Jazz Fest on Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Each year this jazz festival draws middle- and high-school students from across the region for a day of ensemble performances and clinic and master clinic sessions. The event […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: Jazz Fest 47 evolutionary

Concise, hot, warm, knowing, flowing, fun, energized, crisp, interesting and mindful — just a few of the words Warren Gerds used to describe Saturday’s Jazz Fest 47 in his WFRV review. He praised all participants for their performance of the broad palette that UW-Green Bay John Salerno’s music offers. Read his full review.

UW-Green Bay’s Jazz Fest 47 features The Ryan Frane Trio and Green Bay Jazz Orchestra

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s music tradition Jazz Fest will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. It is the 47th annual jazz musical festival at the University. The event will feature The Ryan Frane Trio and the […]

UW-Green Bay gets groovy with Jazz Fest 46 – Big Band Blast! featuring the NEW Jazz All Stars

GREEN BAY – The annual music tradition Jazz Fest continues Saturday, Feb. 6 at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Jazz Fest 46 – Big Band Blast! culminates with public concerts at 6 and 7:30 p.m. in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, on campus. Since its inception more than […]

More ‘Phactoids’: Dick Lien, Music and Arts, Chili Cookoff, Prof. Moran

The countdown to our 50th anniversary continues. New since our last edition of the Log: • The April 1982 press conference at which UWGB administrators introduced respected, well-liked assistant Dick Lien as the new men’s basketball coach would have broken the internet had it occurred today. • Prof. Trinidad Chavez had a Sound Idea for […]

Also on Saturday, alumni all-stars and Lovell Ives return for Jazz Fest


UW-Green Bay will continue a proud musical tradition Saturday, Feb. 7, presenting Jazz Fest XLV (we think that’s 45) highlighted by a public concert at 4 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Highlighting all that will be guest artist and jazz drummer Carl Allen, a Milwaukee native and UW-Green Bay alumnus, and a set by a […]