UCLA Musicians About Town
On Tuesday, May 16, Jens Lindemann and the Matt Catingub JazzPops Orchestra took to the stage of the Catalina Bar & Grill, a storied Hollywood club that has played host to jazz legends for more than a quarter of a century. The orchestra had more than a few UCLA ringers in it, like DMA student
UCLA Trumpets Make History at the National Trumpet Competition
The UCLA trumpet studio sent two ensembles to the National Trumpet Competition in Boulder, Colorado. Two of its members, Remy Ohara (second-year undergraduate) and Aric Kline (graduate student) also competed as soloists. It was a big deal. Big enough that both Ohara and Kline made a key decision. “We flew out a day early,” said
A Dave Brubeck Cantata Boasts Star Soloists: His Sons
“Want to give us a blast?” the bassist Chris Brubeck asked the young woman in a music studio at the University of California, Los Angeles, on Wednesday morning. Remy Ohara lifted a long, corkscrewing shofar to her lips and blew a resonant call. Brubeck had brought a few other shofars with him as options, but it was clear from the moment Ohara, a sophomore trumpet student, started playing that this one had what he was looking for.
UCLA Trumpet Students Shine at National Trumpet Competition in Lexington, KY
Graduate student Ellen Shinogle, with her accompanist Matthew Tong, took first prize in the Blackburn Trumpets Graduate Solo Division.
Professor Jens Lindemann wins Canadian Juno Award
READ: Jens Lindemann, as part of jazz group the Order of Canada, has won the Juno Award for Jazz Album of the Year.