Who Cares if Niagara Falls When We are Side by Side?
Seagulls recall a jazz standard, Side by Side, and the Glovers of Glover Gardens had an anniversary.
For Black History Month: “Lost & Found: America’s Black Classical Music”
Composer William Dawson’s “Negro Folk Symphony” fell into oblivion after a triumphant and successful debut in 1934. Now it’s back, and it’s worth a listen – to the symphony and the back-story.
One Hombre is No More: Goodbye and Thanks for the Memories to Dusty Hill of ZZ Top
Tonight! Thomas Wenglinski and Joel White Play Live Jazz at Cezanne in Houston
Our Musical Millennial, known to the rest of the world as Thomas Wenglinski, is in town and has a cool gig in downtown Houston.
Live-Streaming Jazz for Your Friday Night Listening Pleasure
There are two Thomas Wenglinski & Paulo Santos performances on Friday, June 18, at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. CDT, and you can watch the stream for free in HD Live on YouTube.
Thomas Wenglinski Sextet at Monks: Jazz for Your Sunday Night Live-Streamed Listening Pleasure
Given the history of playing together, the talent of the musicians and their pent-up energy from not having eleventeen gigs per week like they usually do, this show will be amazing.
A Rainbow for Fred: Thomas Wenglinski “Adjustments Made” Interview, Part 2
The song A Rainbow for Fred is a lilting and yet pensive instrumental that lingers with you long after the last note fades, much like the legacy of the activist Fred Hampton, who was killed in 1969.
On the Outside Looking In
A picture that captures the crazy COVID-19 quarantine situation we are all experiencing, and the beauty of the music school at the University of Miami.
R&B, Soul, Jazz and Gumbo: Thomas Wenglinski “Adjustments Made” Interview, Part 1
The first in a series of articles featuring Thomas Wenglinski and his new album, Adjustments Made.
For Your Listening Pleasure: Adjustments Made, Thomas Wenglinski’s New Album
Check out the new R&B album by jazz artist Thomas Wenglinski, Adjustments Made, as he begins his grad school career at the University of Miami.
Saying Bye-Bye to Austin with a Live-Streamed Friday Night Concert
Graduation Day 2020
Graduation 2020. Anyone who has ever been proud of their kid knows how I feel, that telltale lump in the throat and feeling that your heart might burst into a thousand pieces of joy-light that shoot out into the universe as sparkles of optimism for the future, theirs and the world’s.
Jazz for Your Sunday Listening Pleasure: “Something in the Air”
This original jazz composition is solemn, pensive, lush and finally, optimistic, an anthem for looking forward, beyond recovery from COVID-19 and all its repercussions.
Jazz Hands! Let’s Celebrate International Jazz Day
UNESCO is promoting International Jazz Day to “foster greater appreciation not only for the music but also for the contribution it can make to building more inclusive societies.” We’re in!!!
The Next Step in Our Musical Millennial’s Journey (Some Good News in a Crazy Time)
Graduate studies in Studio Jazz Writing (composition), along with a paid teaching assistance-ship and a Fellowship at the Henry Mancini Institute are on the docket.
Jazz for Your Sunday Listening Pleasure: The Fool of October
A new jazz composition by our Musical Millennial that feels like turning the pages of an old scrapbook you haven’t seen for years, conjuring the haunting, poignant melancholy of memories.
Jazz for Your Saturday Listening Pleasure, 8:51 a.m. by Thomas Wenglinski
Another original jazz composition by our Musical Millennial, performed live by the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra. It is soooooo upbeat and fun!
For Your Friday Listening Pleasure – Another Live-Streaming Concert, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. CST Today
Another listening opportunity: Live jazz! Live streamed! Available from anywhere in the world! New compositions!
For Your Listening Pleasure, “Not a Nightmare”
Another musical treat for you from our Musical Millennial, who is a college senior studying Jazz Composition and piano. This dreamy new instrumental tune is called Not a Nightmare.