Author: Joshua Hernandez

AIME at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art

AIME (Alternative Improvisation Music Ensemble), a select UT jazz ensemble, will be performing midday music at Austin’s Blanton Museum November 26, 2019, at 12pm noon. AIME will be performing new UT jazz compositions inspired by the exhibition, Arte Sin Fronteras.  … Continue Reading AIME at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art

UT Jazz Faculty, Nov. 8th at “Jazz at St. James'”

A faculty quartet from the UT jazz department will be performing at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Jazz at St. James’ November 8th. The quartet will be composed of: John Mills, tenor saxophone Jeff Hellmer, piano John Fremgen, bass Wayne… Continue Reading UT Jazz Faculty, Nov. 8th at “Jazz at St. James’”

UT Jazz Orchestra Concert

-Upcoming Concert- The UT Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Jeff Hellmer , will be performing October 13th, 2019 4pm-5:30pm in Bates Recital Hall. The UT Jazz Orchestra gives students the opportunity to compose and premiere their own compositions… Continue Reading UT Jazz Orchestra Concert

Masterclass by Cuban Pianist, Dayramir Gonzalez

The UT Jazz Department is excited to host Cuban pianist, Dayramir Gonzalez on October 14-17 who will be providing masterclasses, lessons, and sharing cultural wisdom on the music of Cuba! Some things that Dayramir will be talking about will include… Continue Reading Masterclass by Cuban Pianist, Dayramir Gonzalez

“Developing Melodic Language on the Drums” book by UT Jazz Faculty Wayne Salzmann II

“My book “Developing Melodic Language on The Drums” is now available worldwide on amazon and distributed digitally through Hudson Music @hudsonmusicofficial. The newest edition has quotes of support from legendary drummers such as Peter Erskine @uscedu (USC), Ed Soph (UNT) @untcollegeofmusic, John Riley (Manhattan… Continue Reading “Developing Melodic Language on the Drums” book by UT Jazz Faculty Wayne Salzmann II