The MU Concert Jazz Band, directed by Arthur White

The MU Concert Jazz Band, directed by Arthur White

The MU Concert Jazz Band, directed by Dr. Arthur White, is the flagship ensemble of the University of Missouri Jazz Studies Program, and is becoming known as one of the finest college jazz ensembles in the country. They have recently released their fourth CD, HOME: The Columbia, MO Sessions, Vol. 1, and have released three critically acclaimed CDs prior: Vertigo, Tunnel Vision, and Hidden Agenda. The band has recorded with jazz stalwarts Mike Mainieri, Robin Eubanks, Bobby Watson, Mike Metheny, Byron Stripling, and Bob Sheppard, and have performed in concert with numerous others. Tonight’s performance for the America’s Music Festival’s swing dance will feature music from the great American big bands, including Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Jimmie Lunceford, Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Doc Severinsen/Tonight Show, Buddy Rich, and numerous others.

$5-10

Tickets Available at the Door

Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. $5 student tickets are available at the box office!

The MU Concert Jazz Band, directed by Dr. Arthur White, is the flagship ensemble of the University of Missouri Jazz Studies Program, and is becoming known as one of the finest college jazz ensembles in the country. They have recently released their fourth CD, HOME: The Columbia, MO Sessions, Vol. 1, and have released three critically acclaimed CDs prior: Vertigo, Tunnel Vision, and Hidden Agenda. The band has recorded with jazz stalwarts Mike Mainieri, Robin Eubanks, Bobby Watson, Mike Metheny, Byron Stripling, and Bob Sheppard, and have performed in concert with numerous others. Tonight’s performance for the America’s Music Festival’s swing dance will feature music from the great American big bands, including Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Jimmie Lunceford, Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Doc Severinsen/Tonight Show, Buddy Rich, and numerous others.

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The MU Concert Jazz Band, directed by Arthur White

Wednesday, October 23 · Doors 6:00 PM / Show 7:00 PM at The Blue Note (MO)

Tickets Available at the Door