Tag: Jazz

Thomas Wenglinski Sextet at Monks: Jazz for Your Sunday Night Live-Streamed Listening Pleasure

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

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

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

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 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.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Watching Susan Spicer Make a Fried Oyster Salad

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Watching Susan Spicer Make a Fried Oyster Salad

Chef Susan Spicer of Bayona did a captivating cooking demonstration at Jazz Fest in 2019.

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 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.

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,

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.

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 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.


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