UW-Green Bay Alumni Jazz Dinner Party, Jan. 23

UW-Green Bay Jazz is hosting its first-ever Alumni Dinner Party! The party will be on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2019 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Blue Opus on 1390 Bellevue Street in Green Bay. Come hang out with old friends and help pregame the 50th Jazz Fest celebrations! There will be live music and a jam session into the night, and lots of chances to catch up and relive past times together. A suggested donation of $10 at the door goes to the fund to send UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensemble I on a tour of Slovakia in May. Everyone is invited, but please share with as many Jazz alumni as you can!

Reminder: Holiday M.U.S.E. at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus, Dec. 5

The UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus celebrates music with many concerts each year. On Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, the Jazz Ensemble, University Singers and Vocal Jazz Ensemble begin their official holiday festivities, hosting the M.U.S.E. Concert (Music of the University Soloists and Ensembles) beginning at 7 p.m. in the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Theatre. Paul Sucherman conducts both the Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Ensembles, Mike Schulz directs the combined community and student Chorus, and Tricia Marton serves as the staff accompanist. The box office opens at 6 p.m. on Dec. 5, with tickets being free for all local students and priced at $10 for adults.

Jazz Ensembles at Weidner Center on Thursday, May 2

Presented by UW-Green Bay Music, Jazz Ensembles will be performing at the Weidner Center on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Led by directors Adam Gaines and John Salerno, UW-Green Bay has a long enjoyed a tradition of excellence in Jazz. For the last Jazz Ensembles concert of the season, Jazz Ensembles I and II will be joined by the Vocal Jazz Ensemble on the main stage at the Weidner Center. Jazz I will perform works by Bob Mintzer, Antonio Carlos Jobim and others. Jazz II will feature soloist Johnny Warpinski on vocals and Vocal Jazz will feature soloist Rissel Peguero on vocals. Buy tickets.

UW-Green Bay Music presents Jazz Ensembles this Thursday (March 14)

Jazz Ensembles, presented by UW-Green Bay Music, are set to perform on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall. Led by directors Adam Gaines and John Salerno, UW-Green Bay has a long enjoyed a tradition of excellence in jazz and hosts UW-Green Bay Jazz Fest, one of the oldest of its kind in Wisconsin. Jazz Ensembles I & II will be joined for this performance by the UW-Green Bay Jazz Combo and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble to perform traditional swing, original arrangements and many other contemporary styles. Purchase tickets and learn more.

UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensembles to take place on Thursday, Mar. 14

UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensembles will be performed on Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall building. Led by directors Adam Gaines and John Salerno, UW-Green Bay has a long enjoyed a tradition of excellence in jazz and hosts UW-Green Bay Jazz Fest, one of the oldest of its kind in Wisconsin. Jazz Ensembles I & II will be joined for this performance by the UW-Green Bay Jazz Combo and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble to perform traditional swing, original arrangements and many other contemporary styles. Learn more.

Tonight! Jazz Concert, Green Bay Campus

Join professors Adam Gaines and John Salerno as they direct Jazz Ensembles I and II and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble in a performance of traditional swing, original arrangements and other contemporary jazz styles, Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in University Theatre, Theatre Hall, on the Green Bay campus. All Students Free Admission. Adults are $10 and seniors are $5.

Tickets may be purchased:
– In person: University Ticketing and Information Center, University Union
– By phone: UTIC 920-465-2400 and Ticket Star 800-895-0071
– Online: WeidnerCenter.com and www.ticketstaronline.com
– At the venue box office 90 minutes before the event

Get ready for UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensembles, Monday, Nov. 19

Join professors Adam Gaines and John Salerno as they direct Jazz Ensembles I and II and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble in a performance of traditional swing, original arrangements and other contemporary jazz styles. The concert is Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in University Theatre, Theatre Hall, Green Bay Campus. Jazz is alive and well in Green Bay and you are sure to find some of the area’s most exciting jazz performances right here at UW-Green Bay. All students receive free admission! Adults $10, seniors $5. Purchase tickets online.

Mark your calendars! Triple Jazz Festival to be performed at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus on Nov. 19

The Triple Jazz Festival will be performed at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the University Theater. Performances will include the South High School Jazz Ensemble I, led by Mr. Wade Heinen, the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Jazz Ensemble led by Associate Lecturer Paul Sucherman (Music) and special guest group Jeff Schieble’s Generations Big Band. The community is invited to enjoy live jazz music performed by some of the best in the area. Tickets are $10 for adults and free to all students with a college ID. For more information, contact Associate Prof. Christy Talbott (Music) at christy.talbott@uwc.edu.

 

Jazz Ensembles I is Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensembles I, directed by Adam Gaines with special guests the UWGB Faculty Jazz Combo
will be in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center, Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors. Students are free. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the University Union Ticketing and Information Center 920-465-2400 or Ticket Star 920-494-3401 and online at WeidnerCenter.com.

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.