Category: Jazz

Le Ballon Rouge by The Musical Millennial, for Your Listening Pleasure

Le Ballon Rouge by The Musical Millennial, for Your Listening Pleasure

A new jazz composition by Thomas Wenglinski (the Musical Millennial of Glover Gardens), inspired by a classic short children’s film,

Edinburgh Farmers Market – Jazz and Memories in the Shadow of Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Farmers Market – Jazz and Memories in the Shadow of Edinburgh Castle

The Edinburgh farmers market had everything: produce, cheese, a bridal couple, dogs, paella, olives, breads…a plethora of products and people-watching.

Coming Along, Another New Jazz Composition for Your Saturday Listening Pleasure

Coming Along, Another New Jazz Composition for Your Saturday Listening Pleasure

Another new jazz composition from the Musical Millennial, a hopeful, lilting, happy tune. Check it out!

The Jazzy Sounds of Summer at Glover Gardens

The Jazzy Sounds of Summer at Glover Gardens

The summer months bring a welcome flurry of jazzy sounds to Glover Gardens. Here’s the newest recording from a couple of musical millennials with very bright futures, Thomas Wenglinski and Joel White.

A Brand-New Jazz Composition for Your Sunday Listening Pleasure

A Brand-New Jazz Composition for Your Sunday Listening Pleasure

A brand-new Thomas Wenglinski jazz composition inspired by a Ryan McGinley photo and performed by the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra.

For Your Friday Night Listening Pleasure

For Your Friday Night Listening Pleasure

Under the direction of Professor Jeff Hellmer, the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra performs tonight (Feb. 23) at the Bates Recital Hall in Austin, Texas.

In the Christmas Mood! Holiday Tips from Colleagues include a Hot Chocolate Bar, a Board Game and Christmas Jazz

In the Christmas Mood! Holiday Tips from Colleagues include a Hot Chocolate Bar, a Board Game and Christmas Jazz

Tips from colleagues make Christmas more merry.

New Jazz Composition: “New Flame” (Awesome!)

New Jazz Composition: “New Flame” (Awesome!)

The latest jazz composition by Thomas Wenglinski, New Flame, performed by the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Jeffrey Hellmer.

Sunday Jazz Mass with Diane Schuur – Today in Austin

Sunday Jazz Mass with Diane Schuur – Today in Austin

A free Jazz Mass at St. James Episcopal in Austin, TX today features jazz great Diane Schuur. Our millennial musician is a side man in the band – good times!

New Jazz Composition, “A Modern Requiem” – a Tribute to a Wonderful Grandfather

New Jazz Composition, “A Modern Requiem” – a Tribute to a Wonderful Grandfather

A Modern Requiem, a new tune from jazz composer Thomas Wenglinski. It’s lovely, and dedicated to his late grandfather, Frank Harvell.

Jazz and Conversation for Your Listening Pleasure

Jazz and Conversation for Your Listening Pleasure

Performance of a new jazz composition, AustiNite, and an interview with the composer about the creation process. Also included is his newest digital jazz album, And Then I Have Thoughts.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Food at the Festival and the Foodie’s Dilemma

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Food at the Festival and the Foodie’s Dilemma

Jazz Fest eating is so food-truck-trashy-tasty good that you simply have to eat it. How to pick from over 250 options? How to save room for NOLA restaurants?

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Frozen Bourbon Milk Punch

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Frozen Bourbon Milk Punch

Bourbon Milk Punch from Bourbon House in New Orleans: if you’re of age and inclined to imbibe, this creamy, dreamy, thick elixir should be on your bucket list.

A Little More Music for a Sunday Evening:  Freedom of Expression by Thomas Wenglinski

A Little More Music for a Sunday Evening: Freedom of Expression by Thomas Wenglinski

For your Sunday evening listening pleasure, my son’s latest composition, Freedom of Expression, performed by the University of Texas Spring 2017 Jazz Ensemble.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  The Importance of Hats (and Bandanas)

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: The Importance of Hats (and Bandanas)

It can be very, very hot in New Orleans in early May, and the Jazz Fest sun is as strong as their chicory-laden coffee and those marvelous drinks they call Hurricanes. A hat is an imperative: trust me on this.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Bayona is a Foodie’s Delight

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Bayona is a Foodie’s Delight

I have a “food crush” on New Orleans chef Susan Spicer. You’ll understand after you read the post, soak up the photos/atmosphere, and revel in the recipe.


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