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Coming Up: The University of Texas Jazz Orchestra with Joe Lovano! 4/13/19

Saturday 4/13/19 – the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra will present a concert guest artist and internationally acclaimed jazz saxophonist Joe Lovano. The program includes premiers of student and faculty compositions and arrangements. Tickets here: UT Jazz Orchestra with Joe Lovano… Continue Reading Coming Up: The University of Texas Jazz Orchestra with Joe Lovano! 4/13/19

Upcoming Lecture April 4: Jazz Scholar, Prof. Kimberly Hannon-Teal

Mark your calendars for this upcoming talk with visiting jazz scholar, Dr. Kimberly Hannon-Teal (University of Arkansas). Hosted by Prof. Charles Carson and the Center for American Music. Thursday 4/4. 5pm @ Recital Studio MRH 2.608 “Hearing Collaboration: Individual and… Continue Reading Upcoming Lecture April 4: Jazz Scholar, Prof. Kimberly Hannon-Teal

Dr. Mike Sailors To Join UT Jazz Faculty in September 2019!

The Butler School of Music’s jazz studies program is excited to announce the September 2019 addition of Dr. Mike Sailors, trumpet player and composer, to the jazz faculty. Mike has performed around the world in venues such as the Blue Note (New York, Tokyo, and Sapporo locations), Ronnie Scott’s,… Continue Reading Dr. Mike Sailors To Join UT Jazz Faculty in September 2019!

UT Jazz Bass Professor John Fremgen – Clinician at Berklee College of Music

University of Texas jazz bass Professor John Fremgen spent the day at Berklee College of Music as a guest clinician—working with bass performance majors alongside bass greats/faculty Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey.  

Visiting Jazz Scholar, Dr. Nichole Rustin-Paschal 3/5/19

The Center for American Music is hosting visiting jazz scholar, Dr. Nichole Rustin-Paschal, author of “The Kind of Man I Am: Jazz masculinity and the World of Charles Mingus Jr.” Dr. Rustin-Paschal will be giving a lecture entitled: “Why Aren’t… Continue Reading Visiting Jazz Scholar, Dr. Nichole Rustin-Paschal 3/5/19

3/7 Jazz Ensemble Concert!

  Join us as the UT Jazz Ensemble, led by Matt Maldonado, presents its first concert of the semester!   Thursday 3/7/19 7:30pm @ Bates Recital Hall Facebook Event Butler School Event Listing

3/5 Johnny Vidacovich Drum Masterclass

UT Jazz is excited to present a masterclass with New Orleans drummer, Johnny Vidacovich. Hosted by the UT Jazz drum studio of Wayne Salzmann II. Mr. Vidacovich has been recognized by OffBeat magazine in its Best of the Beat Awards as… Continue Reading 3/5 Johnny Vidacovich Drum Masterclass

2/21 Masterclass: Vince DiMartino & Marty Erickson of Millennium Brass Quintet

We’re excited to host a masterclass with Vince DiMartino (trumpet) and Marty Erickson (tuba) of Millennium Brass Quintet. 11am, Thursday 2/21 at MRH 6.248 Millenium Brass is also presenting a concert in Jessen Auditorium later Thursday evening (2/21). More info… Continue Reading 2/21 Masterclass: Vince DiMartino & Marty Erickson of Millennium Brass Quintet

Upcoming UT Jazz Events

Mark you calendars for these great, upcoming UT Jazz and central Texas jazz events! And be sure to follow our Facebook page. Friday 2/8 Ulysses Owens, Jr. – Masterclass 12pm at MRH 6.248 (jazz room) He is also performing at… Continue Reading Upcoming UT Jazz Events

Ulysses Owens, Jr. Masterclass

  We had a great masterclass with Ulysses Owens, Jr. last Friday! Also very special thanks to Alicia Olatuja, Theo, Bleckman, and David Rosenthal for attending and sharing their thoughts and advice with the students. PC: Sarah Milligan   Renowned… Continue Reading Ulysses Owens, Jr. Masterclass