The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a 20+ musician jazz big band comprised of undergraduate and graduate students and regularly features student vocalists performing jazz standards by legendary songwriters such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwin's, Jerome Kern, and others. Original compositions and arrangements created by students for the Jazz Ensemble are showcased at a majority of concerts.
In addition to an emphasis on performing compositions by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Thad Jones, Charles Mingus, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Maria Schneider, the Jazz Ensemble also performs music from other genres arranged for big band, such as soul, funk, disco, fusion, and rock.
Helene Zelazo Center (Room 250) Date/Time:
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
7:30 p.m. CT
General – $10
Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $8
Youth under 18 – $3
UWM Student – $3
fees/tax added at checkout