Category: Music

For Your Listening Pleasure: A Conversation About Jazz Composition

For Your Listening Pleasure: A Conversation About Jazz Composition

UT Jazz Composers: Round Table Discussion

For Your Listening Pleasure, a Jazzy Arrangement of ‘Baby I’

For Your Listening Pleasure, a Jazzy Arrangement of ‘Baby I’

A live big band recording of a jazz take on a pop song – it works! The University of Texas Jazz Orchestra hits a home run with “Baby I”.

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,

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.

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 Appreciation for “Alternative Music”: Sleepyheart’s “Just Friends”

New Appreciation for “Alternative Music”: Sleepyheart’s “Just Friends”

“Just Friends,” a new EP from Sleepyheart, an “alternative” artist to watch. Meaningful lyrics and well-crafted melodies are both lilting and contemplative.

Coldplay: “Houston, you got to keep on keepin’ on”

Coldplay: “Houston, you got to keep on keepin’ on”

Coldplay wrote a tune and gave Houston a rallying cry: “You’ve got to keep on keeping’ on”.

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.

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:  This City is a Quirky Feast for the Eyes

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: This City is a Quirky Feast for the Eyes

The third post in a series about the New Orleans Jazz Festival covering food (restaurants and recipes), fun, music and travel tips. Hello Friends! As I mentioned in NOLA Jazz Fest 17 Post #1, we’re all jazzed up about going back to the New Orleans Jazz Fest […]

My Funny Valentine

My Funny Valentine

A classic love song from the great American songbook, to celebrate Valentine’s Day.


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