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Performance Schedule

Fall 2017 JAZZ EVENTS

Morris Historical Museum Summer Concert Series

  • Thursday, September 7, 7:00 pm, Morris Historical Museum (Prestige Combo)

Jonathan Campbell - Faculty Jazz Recital with Special Guests Clay Jenkins (trumpet), Kate Skinner (piano), Josh Skinner (bass), and Brian Claxton (drums)

  • Friday, September 22, 7:30 pm, HFA Recital Hall, free admission
  • Highlighting original composotions by Jonathan Campbell

Joint Concert with Minnewaska High School

  •  Monday, October 23, Minneswaska High School Auditorium (A joint concert combing the Minnewaska HS Jazz Band and the UMM Jazz Ensemble)

Jazz Combo Concert

  • Monday, November 6, 7:30pm, HFA Recital Hall (Prestige Combo, Verve Combo, Impulse Combo, and Blue Note Combo with special guests)

UMM Orchestra and UMM Jazz Ensemble present the Nutcracker (and Jazz Nutcracker)

  • Wednesday, December 6, 7:30pm, HFA Recital Hall
  • A collaborative concert with the UMM Orchestra and UMM Jazz Ensemble comparing the original Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite with Duke Ellington's The Jazz Nutcracker Suite

Jazz Jam Sessions (hosted by UMM jazz students)

  • 7:30–8:30pm at Old No. 1 Bar and Grill (Morris, MN), UMM jazz students host informal jazz jam sessions highlighting a variety of jazz standards. All musicians are welcome to come and play (or just listening)!
  • Tuesday, September 19
  • Tuesday, October 24
  • Tuesday, November 21