Tag archives: Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble Hits High Note at SOhO
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 6, 2018

The UCSB Jazz Ensemble combos directed by Dr. Jon Nathan held a three-hour jazz lunch concert at SOhO on Sunday, December 2. The jam was sold out, with standing room only the entire time. Kudos to SOhO for packing the club on a busy Sunday afternoon during the holidays. The gig started off with the […]

Jazz Musicians Groovin’ High
By Joanne A Calitri   |   January 11, 2018

The Jazz Ensemble at UCSB held its end-of-session concerts in early December, despite being the first day of the Thomas Fire with smoke in the air and evacuations. The 50 musicians and four vocalists range from professionals to students forming into seven mini-orchestral jazz bands. The bands are led by Jazz Ensemble director Jon Nathan […]