UCLA Big Band Concert

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Schoenberg Music Building - Schoenberg Hall

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested. See event website for details. 

Contact

Ethnomusicology
(310) 825-5947
ethnopub@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu

Website

https://schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/event/ucla-big-band-conc...

Additional Information

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 and the Charles Mingus Ensemble are directed by Hitomi Oba, co-founder of the composer/performer new music collective L.A. Signal Lab. 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.

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