Music Performance
UMass Fine Arts Center's signature summer program features world-class faculty and students from around the globe, performing in a relaxed, club environment. 

July 13, 2016
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Every summer, the all-stars of jazz come together to school the next generation of up-and-coming jazz musicians, ending with this special performance.

July 14, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Jazz Futures is the culminating event of Jazz in July, featuring an all-day round-robin jazz event.  

July 15, 2016
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass Fine Arts Center's signature summer program features world-class faculty and students from around the globe, performing in a relaxed, club environment.

July 20, 2016
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Every summer, the all-stars of jazz come together to school the next generation of up-and-coming jazz musicians, ending with this special performance.

July 21, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Jazz Futures is the culminating event of Jazz in July, featuring an all-day round-robin jazz event.

July 22, 2016
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

While most jazz trios have the piano front and center, all members of the Marcus Roberts Trio share equally in shaping the direction of the music – changing its tempo, mood, texture, or form at any time.

November 3, 2016
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Classical guitarist Simon Powis couples formidable technique with a passionate and expressive style.

November 12, 2016
7:30 pm

The Eric Carle Museum
For this special event, renowned jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez accompanies the film, Birdman, live, recreating his explosive, Golden Globe-nominated and Grammy-winning score that forms the heartbeat of the film. 

November 15, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Timeless classics are elevated by modern masters when acclaimed pianist Aaron Diehl and Grammy-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant revisit and revitalize the works of jazz piano greats George Gershwin and Jelly Roll Morton.

February 16, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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