UCLA Big Band Concert

05 June 2018 07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Location: Schoenberg Hall, 445 Charles E Young Drive East, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA, Los Angeles, California, United States
Category: Department of Ethnomusicology

UCLA Big Band Concert
Tuesday, June5, 7pm
Schoenberg Hall
Free admission/general seating, but we request that you reserve your seat online via Eventbrite (priority will be given to those with reservations): RSVP Here!

Jazz Orchestra, directed by Charley Harrison
LatinJazz Big Band, directed by Paul De Castro
Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Hitomi Oba 

The UCLA LatinJazz Big Band, the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, and the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, directed by world-class jazz artists, will be performing well-known jazz standards as well as compositions written by the faculty directors and the students themselves. The LatinJazz Big Band is directed by Paul De Castro, who is highly regarded as a pianist and instructor of both jazz and Afro-Cuban (salsa) styles, and has just released a new CD, Bueno Pá Gozar: Paul De Castro y su Orquesta Dengue. The Contemporary Jazz Ensemble is directed by Hitomi Oba, co-founder of the composer/performer new music collective L.A. Signal Lab. The UCLA Jazz Orchestra is directed by Charley Harrison, whose recently released album, Keeping My Composure, maintained a spot on the charts of JazzWeek for 13 consecutive weeks.

Parking for Schoenberg Hall is in Structure 2. Find maps and parking rates, here.