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Saturday, April 21
 

11:00am

Univ. of Texas Arlington Jazz Ensemble
The UT Arlington Jazz Ensemble is the second big band at the University of Texas at Arlington. The ensemble focuses on essential jazz styles and techniques. Performing music of the big band masters as well as more recent repertoire, the ensemble allows students a chance to present audiences with exceptional concerts while gaining valuable experience in the jazz idiom. The Jazz Ensemble has performed at the University of Kansas at Wichita Jazz Festival, Six Flags Over Texas, previous Main St Fort Worth Arts Festivals, and other events locally and regionally.



Saturday April 21, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
1: UTA Main Stage 9th and Main Streets

12:30pm

Univ. of Texas Arlington Jazz Orchestra
The UTAJO has performed invitational concerts at the Montreux International Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland; the first International Jazz Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil; the first International Jazz Festival in Nassau, Bahamas. Other international tours include Montreal, Canada; the American Music Festival in Manila, Philippines; and Beijing, China. Telecasts by the Swiss, Japanese, Philippine, American and Brazilian Public Broadcasting Systems have brought UTAJO performances to an estimated 70 million people across four continents.



Saturday April 21, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
1: UTA Main Stage 9th and Main Streets

2:00pm

Univ. of Texas Arlington Jazz Combo 1
The jazz studies program offers several jazz combos. Membership is open to any currently-enrolled student at UT Arlington, regardless of major. In these small groups, students are able to work on interaction and improvisation in an intimate setting. With a blend of classic small group repertoire, jazz standards, and student compositions and arrangements, these groups are the cornerstone of students' training in jazz studies. In addition to performing at the Late Night Jazz Sampler each semester, the jazz combos often perform at on-campus events, local and regional functions, the Fort Worth Jazz by the Boulevard Festival, and much more. The jazz combos are directed by the jazz faculty and jazz graduate teaching assistants.



Saturday April 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
1: UTA Main Stage 9th and Main Streets

7:00pm

Tom Braxton
Dynamic...Energetic...Charismatic...Warm-hearted...  These are just a few adjectives that have been used to describe saxophonist Tom Braxton, whose distinct, melodic sound has been thrilling audiences of all ages from coast to coast and abroad for nearly two decades.  Jazz Review calls Braxton "one of smooth jazz's most prolific saxophonists”.



Saturday April 21, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30pm
1: UTA Main Stage 9th and Main Streets
 
Sunday, April 22
 

11:00am

Bobby Falk
Bobby Falk group is a contemporary jazz ensemble featuring top talent in the DFW area, playing jazz classics and pop/soul standards. They also feature original material from the band members.



Sunday April 22, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
1: UTA Main Stage 9th and Main Streets