The UCLA Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, the Charles Mingus Ensemble, and the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, directed by world-class jazz artists, will be performing well-known jazz standards as well as compositions by the faculty directors and the students. The UCLA Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is directed by Arturo O’Farrill, a six-time Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and music educator. The Contemporary Jazz Ensemble is directed by Hitomi Oba, co-founder of the composer/performer new music collective L.A. Signal Lab. The Charles Mingus Ensemble is directed by Hitomi Oba. The UCLA Jazz Orchestra is directed by Charley Harrison, whose recently released album, Keeping My Composure, maintained a spot on the charts of JazzWeek for 13 consecutive weeks.
UCLA Big Band Concert
Like most of UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s programs, this event is FREE! Register in advance for this event via the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event. Early arrival is recommended. Registrants receive priority up until 15 minutes before the event. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.
Attendance / Entry Requirements:
Masks must be worn at all times, properly covering nose and mouth
One of the following + valid photo ID:
Proof of full vaccination against COVID 19 – This means two weeks since the final dose of the vaccine
Proof of Negative COVID test no older than 72hrs
This test result must include: First & Last Name, Date of sample collection, Negative result
While Inside the Venue:
Masks required to be worn at all times regardless of vaccination status
No Food or Drink allowed in the building.
This event is FREE! No RSVP required. Early arrival is recommended.
Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.
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FOOD & DRINK
Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.
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