Concert: Jazz Ensemble I & Studio Orchestra
April 19, 2017
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
UMass Amherst Campus
Handicap access available
$3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors & children; $10 general public
Music & Dance Dept.
Directed by Jeffrey W. Holmes, the award-winning Jazz Ensemble I & Studio Orchestra presents their annual spring concert.
Part one of the concert features Jazz Ensemble I performing selections by renowned big band composer/arranger Mike Abene, a new piece by UMass faculty member Felipe Salles titled “Odd Tango,” and new arrangements by student pianists Matt Twaddle and Charles Vadala.
Part two features the Studio Orchestra (Jazz Ensemble I with strings & winds from the All-University Orchestra) performing a variety of jazz standards and new works by graduate jazz composition majors.