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Jazz Community Seminar This Friday 10/2 – John Fremgen/Wayne Salzmann II – Iconic Bass and Drums Hook-Ups in Jazz

Our very own Professors John Fremgen and Wayne Salzmann II give a presentation on some of the iconic bass and drum hook-ups in jazz history.

Jazz Community Seminar This Friday 9/25 – Pandemic Recording Projects

During these trying times, our students and faculty have been working on socially distanced at-home recording projects.  This Friday 9/25, The University of Texas Jazz Studies Program is proud to present three recording projects by Marco Santos, Mike Sailors, and… Continue Reading Jazz Community Seminar This Friday 9/25 – Pandemic Recording Projects

Basement Panorama – John Mills Times Ten

Dr. John Mills is a saxophonist and composer/arranger based in Austin, Texas, where he pursues a wide range of concert and recording projects within the jazz idiom and beyond. He has enjoyed the opportunity to perform with such internationally prominent… Continue Reading Basement Panorama – John Mills Times Ten

Rosetta – The Mike Sailors Quarantine Big Band featuring Rick McRae

www.mikesailors.com https://www.facebook.com/michaelsailors https://www.instagram.com/therealmike… University of Texas Jazz Trumpet Professor Mike Sailors has traveled to perform around the world in Japan and Europe as well as throughout the United States and Canada. He has appeared at venues such as the Blue… Continue Reading Rosetta – The Mike Sailors Quarantine Big Band featuring Rick McRae

Choro em 28 de Fevereiro (Fabio Augustinis)

  Fabio Augistinis is currently working on his DMA at the University of Texas at Austin – Butler School of Music. A quick word from Fabio about his piece: “Choro em 28 de Fevereiro” is a non-traditional Choro written for… Continue Reading Choro em 28 de Fevereiro (Fabio Augustinis)

This Friday 9/18 – Jeff Coffin

Jeff Coffin https://jeffcoffin.com/about Jeff Coffin is a globally recognized saxophonist, composer, educator, and is a member of the legendary U.S. rock group, Dave Matthews Band. You may also know him from his 14 years, and 3 Grammy Awards, with the… Continue Reading This Friday 9/18 – Jeff Coffin

Fall 2020: Jazz Community Seminar

During these challenging times, the jazz faculty has been pursuing ways to enhance our students’ learning experience through the pandemic. We are excited to tell you about the jazz “community seminar” that we are offering on Fridays from 3-3:50 PM, providing… Continue Reading Fall 2020: Jazz Community Seminar

Video: UT Jazz Composers – Thomas Wenglinski, “Clear Visions”

Check out this great interview with pianist/composer (and 2019 winner of the Stribling Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Jazz Studies), Thomas Wenglinski. He talks about his recent jazz orchestra work, Clear Visions. The interview, hosted by Director of Jazz Studies,… Continue Reading Video: UT Jazz Composers – Thomas Wenglinski, “Clear Visions”

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Upcoming Concert: “John Mills Plays the Poetry of Cornelius Eady”

We have a very special concert coming up this Sunday, April 14th, 7pm at Recital Studio MRH 2.608: Professor John Mills presents a concert of original music in collaboration with acclaimed poet, Cornelius Eady. I’d like you to know that I’m… Continue Reading Upcoming Concert: “John Mills Plays the Poetry of Cornelius Eady”

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!