Jazz

  1. David Leon, jazz saxophone

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    February 11 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  2. Studio Jazz Band—Music, Nature, and Art

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    February 12 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Music by Maria Schneider, Jim McNeely, and More

    STEPHEN GUERRA, director

    The Frost Studio Jazz Band (SJB) performs the music of modern jazz composers Maria Schneider, Jim McNeely, and Fred Sturm. The program will explore the link between music and the visual imagery of nature and art.

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    UM Students free with ‘Cane ID one hour prior to concert start, subject to availability

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  3. Tyler Giroux, jazz trombone

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    February 13 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  4. Tim Smith, jazz bass

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    February 14 – 1:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  5. Mark Viavattine, jazz saxophone

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    February 15 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  6. Frost Concert Jazz Band— Kenton’s West Side Story

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    February 16 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    JOHN DAVERSA, conductor
    Also featuring…
    DAFNIS PRIETO ARTIST ENSEMBLE

    The Frost Concert Jazz Band, directed by John Daversa, presents a live performance of Stan Kenton’s 1962 Grammy Award winning album, Kenton’s West Side Story. The Dafnis Prieto Artist Ensemble will open the concert.

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  7. Carlos J. F. DeSoto, jazz guitar

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    February 22 – 8:30 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  8. Danielle Wertz, jazz vocal

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    February 23 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Senior Recital

  9. **NEW DATE** Geoffrey Saunders, jazz bass

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    February 24 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  10. William Villano, jazz trumpet

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    February 25 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  11. Alexandra Manfredo, jazz voice

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    February 27 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  12. Logan Gardipee, jazz voice

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    February 28 – 4:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Senior Recital

  13. Elliot Weeks, jazz vocal

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    February 28 – 7:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  14. Javier Nero, jazz trombone

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    February 28 – 9:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  15. Jeffrey Kipperman, jazz bass

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    March 01 – 7:00 PM
    Foster #239

    Doctoral Lecture Recital

  16. Jonathan Dadurka, jazz bass

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    March 01 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  17. Harlan Pocquette, jazz guitar

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    March 03 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  18. **POSTPONED** Jack Wengrosky, jazz trumpet

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    March 04 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

    This recital has been moved to Saturday, April at 8:00 p.m. in UM Gusman Concert Hall. We apologize for this inconvenience.

  19. Frost Studio Jazz Band—The ‘B’ Sides

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    March 15 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    STEPHEN GUERRA, JR., director

    The Frost Studio Jazz Band (SJB), under the direction of Steve Guerra performs classic and modern arrangements of music from the standard jazz repertoire that were often first discovered as the “B” sides of records in their day. Arrangements of tunes such as All of Me; Take the A Train; and Sing, Sing, Sing will be performed.

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  20. Jesus Mato, Jr., jazz trumpet

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    March 15 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  21. Jonathan Gomez, jazz saxophone

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    March 19 – 2:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  22. Adam Hernandez, jazz guitar

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    March 19 – 7:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  23. Thomas Kelley, jazz saxophone

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    March 20 – 11:00 AM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  24. Marius Dicpetris, jazz trombone

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    March 20 – 5:00 PM
    Foster Building #206

    Doctoral Lecture Recital

  25. Ryan Hecker, jazz drumset

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    March 21 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  26. The Stamps Jazz Quintet and the Frost Jazz Sextet

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    March 22 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Stamps Jazz Quintet
    JOHN HART, faculty mentor

    Frost Jazz Quintet
    CHUCK BERGERON, faculty mentor

    Two fine ensembles from the Department of Studio Music and Jazz share the stage for a night of incredible music that showcases the future of jazz.

  27. Eric Bowman, jazz trombone

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    March 23 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  28. Frost JV 1 and Extensions

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    March 24 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    KATE REID, director

    Two of the Frost School’s DownBeat Collegiate Award winning vocal jazz ensembles bring exciting new arrangements and thrilling harmonies to the stage in a superb springtime concert you won’t want to miss!

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    UM Students free with ‘Cane ID one hour prior to concert start, subject to availability

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  29. Kendall Moore, jazz trombone

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    March 25 – 5:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Lecture Recital

  30. Sean Johnson, jazz saxophone

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    March 30 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  31. Alexander Aldred, jazz trumpet

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    March 31 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

  32. **NEW DATE** Jack Wengrosky, jazz trumpet

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    April 02 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  33. Frost Vocal Ensembles JV1 and JV2

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    April 03 – 4:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    Beloved jazz standards and more arranged by some of the greatest vocal jazz arrangers of our time will fill Gusman Hall during this season end concert shared by Frost Jazz Vocal Ensembles JV1 and JV2. New arrangements by Frost vocal jazz students will also be presented.

  34. Samuel Neufeld, jazz trumpet

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    April 12 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Master’s Recital

  35. Frost Studio Jazz Band Celebrates Singer-Actress Paula Wayne

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    April 15 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall
    Paula Wayne will be in attendance as student singers and the HMI Big Band perform arrangements created uniquely for her from performances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and others.

  36. Juan Monroy Romero, jazz bass

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    April 16 – 11:00 AM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

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