Tag: University of Texas Jazz

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.

Jazz Hands! Let’s Celebrate International Jazz Day

Jazz Hands! Let’s Celebrate International Jazz Day

UNESCO is promoting International Jazz Day to “foster greater appreciation not only for the music but also for the contribution it can make to building more inclusive societies.” We’re in!!!

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!

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”.

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.

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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