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!

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.

The Bad Plus is featured guest for Jazz Fest 49, Saturday, Jan. 26

The Bad Plus will be the featured guest artist for UW-Green Bay’s historic Jazz Fest 49 and will be performing at the Weidner Center on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Since its outset, iconic trio The Bad Plus has dared to be different, challenging all preconceived notions of jazz. With their unique blend of influences, ranging from experimental jazz, indie rock, pop and classical music, The Bad Plus has earned a reputation as one of the most universally well-respected bands in jazz today. Tickets can be purchased online or in-person at the University Ticketing and Information Center located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union.

Reminder: ‘(There’s No Place Like) Swing for the Holidays’ coming to Weidner Center, Dec. 12

“(There’s No Place Like) Swing for the Holidays,” presented by the 6:30 Concert Series, will be taking place at the Weidner Center on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The performance will feature the music of Ella Fitzgerald, as sung by Associate Prof. Courtney Sherman (Music), with appearances by the Green Bay Jazz Orchestra and UW-Green Bay Music faculty. Proceeds from this ticketed event support the yearlong free 6:30 Concert Series. Learn more and get tickets.

Reminder: Triple Jazz Festival with Generations Big Band is Nov. 19 at Sheboygan Campus

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 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.

Triple Jazzfest to take place on UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus on Monday, Nov. 19

Triple Jazzfest will be coming to UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the University Theater. Wade Heinen’s Jazz Ensemble I from South High School will open the festivities, Associate Lecturer Paul Sucherman (Music) will lead the Jazz Ensemble of UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus and Jeff Schieble’s Generations Big Band will be featured as a special guest group. Box office opens at 6 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and are free to all students with a college ID.

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.