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UMass Jazz Ensemble I Performance

Event Information


Bowker Auditorium

Date & Time

Dec 7, 2017 | 7:30 pm

The UMass Jazz Ensemble I, the top jazz ensemble at UMass Amherst, will present their second performance of the fall semester. The group, which is led by director Jeffrey W. Holmes, was recently named the top Blues/Pop/Rock Ensemble (Graduate) by Downbeat magazine. The program will feature the world premiere of UConn music professor Earl MacDonald’s “By Our Love, ” which was commissioned by Jazz Ensemble I for this concert.