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September 2016

Jimmy Cobb & the UTA Jazz Orchestra

Sunday, September 25, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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A legendary jazz drummer and elder statesman of groove Please note: Because of the weather forecast, this concert has been relocated to Texas Hall on the UTA Campus. Concert time is the same, 8 p.m., however, the concert is now indoors, so please disregard the programmed info at the bottom of this page and do not bring chairs, coolers or pets to Texas Hall. Many thanks! Legendary jazz drummer, Jimmy Cobb, a mostly self-taught musician, is the elder statesman of…

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June 2017

American Jazz Composers Orchestra plays Stevie Wonder

Sunday, June 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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The music of Stevie Wonder – all jazzed up! Spend an evening on the lawn with the music of Stevie Wonder re-invented with a jazz sensibility. The American Jazz Composers Orchestra was born in 2010, the idea of Tim Ishii, Dan Cavanagh and Ken Edwards, who are all jazz professors at the University of Texas at Arlington. Made up of DFW musicians, AJCO is dedicated to promoting and documenting new works for large jazz ensembles created by American composers. Focusing…

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October 2017

The Eddie Gomez Trio & the UTA Jazz Orchestra

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Distinctive Grammy-winning jazz bassist Legendary bassist and two-time Grammy Award winner, Eddie Gomez, has been on the cutting edge of music for over four decades. His impressive resumé includes performances with jazz giants, such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan and Benny Goodman. Eddie’s distinctive sound and style can be heard on many Grammy-winning recordings as well as hundreds of recordings spanning the worlds of jazz, classical, Latin jazz, rhythm and blues, popular, and contemporary music. Born in Puerto Rico, Eddie…

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American Jazz Composers Orchestra plays Stevie Wonder

Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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The music of Stevie Wonder – all jazzed up! Spend an evening on the lawn with the music of Stevie Wonder re-invented with a jazz sensibility. The American Jazz Composers Orchestra was born in 2010, the idea of Tim Ishii, Dan Cavanagh and Ken Edwards, who are all jazz professors at the University of Texas at Arlington. Made up of DFW musicians, AJCO is dedicated to promoting and documenting new works for large jazz ensembles created by American composers. Focusing…

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September 2018

Tatiana Mayfield & the UTA Jazz Orchestra

Sunday, September 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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A hometown artist keeping jazz alive and well On a July day in 2013, Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield, a 26-year-old native Texan, stepped off of an airplane and found herself in the London Heathrow Airport. It was hard for her to believe. Surreal even. But hard work and pure talent had paid off. A Kickstarter campaign. Countless concerts and gigs as fundraisers. Constant plugging of her latest album, A Portrait of LadyMay, as one of the songs, “Real,” number 1 slot…

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September 2019

Quamon Fowler & the UTA Jazz Orchestra

Sunday, September 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Trailblazing, innovative jazz saxophone A husband, father, musician, educator and entrepreneur, Fort Worth native, Quamon Fowler, has been following his passion for performing and teaching for more than 25 years. He’s known world-wide for his musical skills on the saxophone and the electronic wind instrument. He placed third in the 2008 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition and is an artist in residence for the School of Church Music at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth. While traveling and performing, Quamon…

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June 2021

UTA Jazz Combo- Opening Artist for Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield

Sunday, June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States

Tatiana "LadyMay" Mayfield plays at 8 p.m. UTA Jazz Combo opens the show at 7 p.m.   Jazz on the lawn A special performance by UTA's Jazz Department! More about UTA's Jazz Department

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Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield

Sunday, June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States

Refreshing and beautiful jazz Refreshing and beautiful are how many have described the voice and persona of Tatiana “LadyMay” Mayfield, a jazz vocalist, musician, composer, and educator from Fort Worth, Texas. “LadyMay” (as she has been named) has been singing and playing jazz music since the tender age of thirteen. Since then, she has performed in various venues and festivals throughout the U.S. and abroad, which in turn have earned her rave reviews from listeners and musicians in addition to…

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July 2021

Vaughn Faison – Opening Artist for Ruthie Foster

Friday, July 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Ruthie Foster plays at 8:30 p.m. Vaughn Faison opens the show at 7:30 p.m.   Singer/songwriter bringing soul, jazz, and folk to the stage Vaughn Faison is a singer/songwriter whose roots lie primarily in the soul, jazz, and folk genres. Originally from a small town in rural NY, he moved to North Texas to study jazz and has lived there ever since. His music, like his personality, contains multitudes. Beauty, nostalgia, joy, and pain are all embodied through his versatile…

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September 2021

Take 6 – North Texas Giving Day Concert

Thursday, September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX, 100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Take 6 – North Texas Giving Day 2021 Celebrate North Texas Giving Day with a special performance by Take 6! More about North Texas Giving Day   Take 6 plays at 8 p.m. North Texas Giving Day program begins at 7:00 p.m. Ariel Hutchins opens the show at 6:30 p.m.    Most awarded a cappella group in history! The most awarded a cappella group in history, heralded by Quincy Jones as the “Baddest vocal cats on the planet!” are the…

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