Jazz Orchestra

Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra and Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall


The Wesleyan University Jazz Orchestra, directed by Professor of Music Jay Hoggard, and Jazz Ensemble, directed by Noah Baerman, present an exciting evening of classic and contemporary
jazz repertoire. 

This concert is part of the 18th annual Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra Weekend, which includes the New England debut of the Jim McNeely Tentet on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 7:30pm in Crowell Concert Hall.

Listen to a conversation between Wesleyan University Professor of Music and vibraphonist Jay Hoggard and GRAMMY Award-winning pianist/composer Jim McNeely from the Center for the Arts Radio Hour, featuring tracks from the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra's 2006 album "Up from the Skies: Music of Jim McNeely" - "Don't Even Ask" and "Almost Always."

Listen to a conversation with Director of the Center for the Arts Sarah Curran and Associate Director for Programming and Performing Arts Fiona Coffey about some of the highlights of the spring 2019 season at Wesleyan on the Center for the Arts Radio Hour: