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UW Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble, UW Jazz Orchestra

October 25, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Free

Directed by Nick Moran, the Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble covers a wide range of Afro Cuban music including Son, Son-Montuno, Guaracha, Mambo, Bembe, Danzon, Guaguanco, Cha-cha-cha, Mozambique, Rumba and Bolero. Students work with the rhythmic concepts of clave in practical application including improvisation and theoretical knowledge.

Directed by Johannes Wallmann, the UW Jazz Orchestra includes 5 saxophones (2 alto, 2 tenor, 1 baritone; flute and/or clarinet; 4 to 5 trumpets; 4 to 5 trombones; piano, guitar, bass, drums. The ensemble workshops and performs music ranging from the classic big band repertoire to contemporary and cutting-edge concert jazz music by today’s leading jazz composers.

Details

Date:
October 25, 2023
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

UW Music Dept

Venue

UW Hamel Music Center
740 University Ave
Madison, Wi
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