Tag: UT Austin

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.

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.

Lady Bird Lake at Dusk

Lady Bird Lake at Dusk

Simple pleasures: an Austin bridge at sunset, music and a son’s deep sense of place.

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).

The Ladybug Likes Longhorns

Our last millennial entered the University of Texas this fall, and this little ladybug came to put her stamp of approval on it during our morning coffee at Glover Gardens.


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