Tag: Jazz Composition

Graduation Day 2020

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”

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)

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

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

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

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”

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

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

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 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.

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.


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