Author: Alan Retamozo

International Society of Bassists features UT Jazz’s John Fremgen

UT Jazz faculty John Fremgen recently did a great feature interview with the International Society of Bassists. Check it out here: Bassist John Fremgen grew up in the Chicago area where he studied classical bass with Harold Siegel. He received… Continue Reading International Society of Bassists features UT Jazz’s John Fremgen

Mike Sailors Trumpet Masterclass 10/25

Join us for an upcoming trumpet masterclass with UT Jazz alum Mike Sailors. Mr. Sailors is a New York-based trumpets and music professional with international recording and touring experience. 3:30pm, Thursday 10/25 @ Butler School of Music, MRH 6.248 This… Continue Reading Mike Sailors Trumpet Masterclass 10/25

Ernie Watts Saxophone Masterclass 11/1

UT Jazz is excited to announce an upcoming masterclass with Grammy award-winning saxophone legend Ernie Watts. Thursday 11/1, 12pm @ Butler School of Music, MRH 6.248 This event is free and open to the public. See you there!  

Drum clinic with Dave Elitch of The Mars Volta 9/15

UT Jazz is proud to present a clinic with drummer Dave Elitch of The Mars Volta. Saturday 9/15/2018 at Butler School of Music. MRH 6.248. Free and open to the public!  

Longhorn Jazz Festival 2018 with Conrad Herwig

We had a great weekend of activities and concerts for Longhorn Jazz Festival. All of the high school jazz band competitors were phenomenal and the great Conrad Herwig held a wonderful masterclass filled with inspiring stories, advice, and perspective about… Continue Reading Longhorn Jazz Festival 2018 with Conrad Herwig

Longhorn Jazz Festival!

We’re excited to host the Longhorn Jazz Festival this weekend! In addition to the great high school jazz band competition, this year’s program features a special concert with the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra in collaboration with internationally acclaimed guest… Continue Reading Longhorn Jazz Festival!

Masterclass with jazz saxophonist, Dr. Bruce Eskovitz – 2/12/2018

Monday, February 12th @ 11am MRH 6.248 Free of charge and open to the public. “Dr. Bruce Eskovitz is in demand as a jazz artist on the L.A. jazz club scene where he appears regularly at Catalina Bar and Grill,… Continue Reading Masterclass with jazz saxophonist, Dr. Bruce Eskovitz – 2/12/2018

AIME Performs New Music at The Blanton Museum of Art

The Downbeat award-winning AIME, led by Dr. John Mills, gave a rousing performance to a packed gallery at the Blanton Museum of Art on November 28.  The performance, part of the Midday Music Series, featured all new compositions by members… Continue Reading AIME Performs New Music at The Blanton Museum of Art

Trombonist / Composer John Fedchock Visits UT 11/9/2017!

Mark your calendars for our upcoming clinic with master trombonist and composer, John Fedchock! This rare opportunity is open to the public and will take place at the Butler School of Music. Thursday 11/9/2017 @ 3pm   MRH 6.248 “This appearance… Continue Reading Trombonist / Composer John Fedchock Visits UT 11/9/2017!

Upcoming Clinic: Drummer Will Kennedy 10/16/2017!

We are proud and excited to present a clinic by visiting artist, world renowned drummer, and Yellowjackets member, Will Kennedy, on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 3pm. This event is open to the public and will take place at the Butler School… Continue Reading Upcoming Clinic: Drummer Will Kennedy 10/16/2017!