Jazz

  1. Kom Wongsawat, jazz piano

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    September 06 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Doctoral Recital

  2. Frost Concert Jazz Band & Frost Studio Jazz Band—The Music of Bill Holman and Frank Foster

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    September 15 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST CONCERT JAZZ BAND
    JOHN DAVERSA, director
    FROST STUDIO JAZZ BAND
    STEPHEN GUERRA, JR., director

    Directors John Daversa and Steve Guerra conduct a fabulous concert featuring the Frost Studio Jazz Band playing music from composers Bill Holman and Frank Foster and the Frost Concert Jazz Band performing original works by Frost composers in its second annual “House Writers” concert.

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  3. Javier Nero, jazz trombone

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    October 02 – 5:00 PM
    Foster Bldg. #206

    Doctoral Lecture Recital

  4. Javier Nero, jazz trombone

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

    Doctoral Recital

  5. Frost Studio Jazz Band & JV1 Ensemble—The American Songbook

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    October 18 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST STUDIO JAZZ BAND
    STEPHEN GUERRA, JR., director
    FROST JAZZ VOCAL 1 ENSEMBLE
    KATE REID, director

    Frost Studio Jazz Band and Frost Jazz Vocal I Ensemble present new arrangements by Frost students and faculty of music composed by pianist Bill Evans, including Waltz for Debby, Children’s Play Song, and Time Remembered.

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  6. Frost Concert Jazz Band & Frost Percussion Ensemble—New Works

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    October 19 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FROST CONCERT JAZZ BAND
    JOHN DAVERSA, director
    FROST PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
    SVET STOYANOV, director

    Frost Concert Jazz Band joins forces with the Frost Percussion Ensemble to premiere a new commission that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

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  7. Frost XJB Big Band

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    November 09 – 7:30 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    CHUCK BERGERON, director
    Frost XJB Big Band presents a swinging concert filled with impressive charts, soloists, and incredible energy. Come on out and see why the Frost School’s jazz department is tops in the nation!

  8. Jazz Vocal I Ensemble and Extensions

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    November 15 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    KATE REID, director

    Jazz Vocal I and Extensions share the stage this evening, performing repertoire from the jazz standard book in more traditional swing, ballad, and Latin styles, as well as more modern compositions by some of our favorite current artists. 

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  9. Frost Concert Jazz Band—With Saxophonist David Liebman

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    November 16 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    DAVID LIEBMAN, composer, saxophone
    FROST CONCERT JAZZ BAND
    JOHN DAVERSA, director

    Jazz icon, saxophonist, and composer David Liebman joins the award-winning Frost Concert Jazz Band in a spectacular night of jazz.

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  10. Frost Studio Jazz Band—Ellington and Strayhorn

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    November 17 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    FRANK DAVID GREENE, trumpet
    FROST STUDIO JAZZ BAND
    STEPHEN GUERRA, JR., director

    The Frost Studio Jazz Band plays the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn with special guest trumpet player Frank David Greene. Selections include UMMG, Ellington Uptown, and their iconic version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite.

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  11. Frost Extensions, Jazz Vocal I, And Jazz Vocal Ii Ensembles

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    December 02 – 8:00 PM
    UM Gusman Concert Hall

    KATE REID, director

    Jazz Vocal I and Extensions open this evening’s performance for the headlining ensemble, Jazz Vocal II, as they perform some favorite tunes from the Great American Songbook.

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  12. Veronica O’Brien, jazz voice

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    December 06 – 8:00 PM
    Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall

    Senior Recital

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