Category: Music

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

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.

Still More Music for a Sunday Evening:  “Like Poppies”

Still More Music for a Sunday Evening: “Like Poppies”

For your listening pleasure, an original by Thomas Wenglinski, “Like Poppies”, performed by the University of Texas at Austin Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Ross Margitza.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  The Lineup was Announced Today!!!

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: The Lineup was Announced Today!!!

The lineup for the New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017 is out!

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Jambalaya Pizza

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Jambalaya Pizza

Anticipating the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Festival spurs a Jambalaya pizza memory.

A Little Music for a Saturday Evening

A Little Music for a Saturday Evening

For your Saturday evening listening pleasure, here is the University of Texas Jazz Ensemble performing Jefferson, an original composed by my son (the keyboard player).

A Little Music for a Sunday Evening

A Little Music for a Sunday Evening

There haven’t been many posts of late in the Glover Gardens Cookbook. The entire household has been in a bit of a frenzy this spring: finalizing the college decision for our remaining millennial in the house, celebrating the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for said […]


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