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UCLA Big Band Concert

UCLA Big Band ConcertUCLA student big bands directed by world-class jazz artists will be performing well-known jazz standards as well as compositions by the faculty directors and the students.

The UCLA Latin Jazz Big Band, the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, the Charles Mingus Ensemble, and the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, directed by world-class jazz artists, will be performing well-known jazz standards as well as compositions by the faculty directors and the students. The Latin Jazz Big Band is directed by Paul De Castro, who is highly regarded as a pianist and instructor of both jazz and Afro-Cuban (salsa) styles, and has just released a new CD, Bueno Pá Gozar: Paul De Castro y su Orquesta Dengue. The Contemporary Jazz Ensemble is directed by Hitomi Oba, co-founder of the composer/performer new music collective L.A. Signal Lab. The Charles Mingus Ensemble is directed by James Newton, an award-winning composer, a distinguished professor at UCLA, and one of the world’s true flute virtuosos in numerous musical idioms. The UCLA Jazz Orchestra is directed by Charley Harrison, whose recently released album, Keeping My Composure, maintained a spot on the charts of JazzWeek for 13 consecutive weeks.

Presenter / Producer: UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Listed Categories
Music > Jazz / Blues
Music > Big Bands


Event Phone: 310-825-4761

Venue
Schoenberg Hall
445 Charles E Young Drive East
Schoenberg Music Building
Los Angeles CA 90095

Regions:
LA - Hollywood / Westside


Performance Dates: 3/5/2019
Tuesday, 03/05/2019

Performance Times
Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00pm

Ticket Information( FREE EVENT! ):
Free event

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Social Media or other Links:
https://schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/event/ucla-big-band-concert-2/


 

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