Tag: Jazz Composition
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.
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.
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.
For Your Sunday Listening Pleasure
Live jazz! Live streamed! Listen from anywhere in the world! New compositions!
Our Musical Millennial Interviewed at the International Jazz Composers Symposium
Thomas Wenglinski shares his inspiration for “Repurification: Laura, Ryan and the Thunderstorm” at the International Jazz Composers Symposium.
For Your Listening Pleasure: A Conversation About Jazz Composition
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
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
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 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 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
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!)
The latest jazz composition by Thomas Wenglinski, New Flame, performed by the University of Texas Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Jeffrey Hellmer.