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Jazz Ensemble and Combo Concert

Nov 30, 2022

Recital Hall L285
1040 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607

View full program here.

Jazz Combo Program

Our concert tonight features music from former members of the great Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers.  This particular ensemble housed some of the greatest musicians and contributors in Jazz.  You will hear music from trombonist Curtis Fuller, James Moody and Wynton Marsalis.  Our vocalist Donovan Davis will also be presenting a wonderful arrangement of Afro Blue, arranged by Robert Glasper.   

Jazz Ensemble Program

Our concert consists of “Mostly Mingus”…selections originally composed by the great bassist Charles Mingus and arranged by members of the Mingus Big Band, a group formed in his honor to pay tribute to the man and his music. In addition to Mingus, you can expect to hear an arrangement to feature our saxophone section as well as one written specifically for this band by one of our own members.  

Registration is required to attend this performance, simply click the “Get Tickets” button below.

For information on parking visit:

CTA Blue Line to UIC-Halsted. There are 3 exits from this platform. Take the far west exit with the long ramp (towards Morgan Street). There are also CTA buses (#7 and #60) that stop directly in front of our building.

For accessibility, accommodations and special requests please contact Neal McCollam

COVID-19 Guidelines:
Masks strongly encouraged for UIC School of Theatre and Music events. Attendees may also be asked their COVID-19 vaccination status and health screening questions.