Jazz

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

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  2. 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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  3. 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.

  4. 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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  5. 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.

  6. 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.

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