Schedule of Concerts for Spring 2017

January – no concerts scheduled


12 (Sunday)  Annual Valentine’s Weekend Jazz Concert featuring UNC, Duke, and NCCU Jazz Bands. To be held at J.B. Duke Auditorium, NCCU (intersection of Fayetteville and Lawson Streets, Durham, NC

15-18 (Wednesday – Saturday) 40th Carolina Jazz Festival

15th (Wednesday)  4pm  UNC Jazz Combos Concert with Artist-in-Residence Dayna Stephens, tenor sax James and Susan Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall.  Free

16th (Thursday)  7:30pm UNC Jazz Faculty and Charanga Carolina, David Garcia, Director, with Guest Artist-in-Residence Dayna Stephens.  James and Susan Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall.  Free

17th (Friday) 1:25-4:30pm  Afternoon rehearsals and workshops w. Dayna Stephens and Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation. Locations tbd  Free

17th (Friday)  8:00pm  Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation Memorial Hall, Carolina Performing Arts, Admission

18th (Saturday)  9:00am-5:00pm  12th North Carolina Regional Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Festival. Locations in both Hill Hall and Kenan Music Building. Free

18th (Saturday) 8:00pm UNC Jazz Band, Guest artist-in-residence Dayna Stephens. Jim Ketch, Director.  Admission, Scholarship Benefit Concert.

25th (Saturday)  possible:  Spectrum Concert, James and Susan Moeser Auditorium.  Some jazz component: faculty, or combos, or jazz band…tbd


30 (Thursday) 7:30pm 360 Jazz Initiative Composer Competition Winners concert.  James and Susan Moeser Auditorium.  Free


Jazz Studies Award Recital (Date TBD)

21st (Friday) 4pm UNC Jazz Workshop Combos Concert

28th (Friday)  4:00pm  UNC Jazz Combos, with guest vocalist  Alexis Cole.  James and Susan Moeser Auditorium.

29th (Saturday)  8:00pm UNC Jazz Band, Jim Ketch, Director; Alexis Cole, guest vocalist..  James and Susan Moeser Auditorium. Admission Charged. Scholarship Benefit Concert.