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February 2019

North Carolina Regional “Essentially Ellington” High School Jazz Festival

February 16 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

The Jazz Festival will feature performances in Kenan Music Building Rehearsal Hall and Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall. More information on Essentially Ellington is available on our Carolina Jazz Festival page.

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UNC Jazz Band

February 16 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring Guest Artists Bryan Carter, drums, and Roland Barber, trombone, with music by Thad Jones Christian McBride Duke Ellington Bobby Watson and more! $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff). Tickets available at the door. This concert is part of the Carolina Jazz Festival and Scholarship Benefit Concert Series.

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April 2019

North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra with Branford Marsalis, Saxophone

April 23 @ 7:30 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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$37
Branford Marsalis

The North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra celebrates its 25th anniversary with friend and fellow North Carolina resident Branford Marsalis in a program highlighting the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. To learn more about the artists, click here. Tickets for this concert are sold through CPA. Call (919) 843-3333 for more information. Tickets from $37 Please note that the balcony and mezzanine are closed at this time. You can check back at a later date to see if they…

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UNC Jazz Combos

April 26 @ 4:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Free

with Scott Wendholdt, trumpet Featuring the UNC Jazz Studies student combos. Scott Wendholt is an articulate, passionate, and lyrical trumpeter who approaches music with energy and spirit. He communicates to audiences with sincerity and ease. Born in the mid-sixties and nurtured in the Mile High City (Denver), this young veteran left for Indiana University and subsequently moved on to Cincinnati, Ohio. Still feeling a pull from farther East, he, like so many other musicians, migrated to New York City and…

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UNC Jazz Band

April 27 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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with Scott Wendholdt, trumpet Featuring three original compositions by Mr. Wendholt, Times Line Beyond Thursday & What Goes Unsaid as well as, Stablemates | Benny Golson Count Me In | Billy Byers Chu Cho | Paquito D'Rivera Little Karen | Benny Golson; arr. Quincy Jones Mean What You Say | Thad Jones Checkpoint Charlie | Oliver Nelson; arr. Bob Curnow Always and Forever | Pat Methany; arr. Bob Curnow Whisper Not | Benny Golson Scott Wendholt is an articulate, passionate,…

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May 2019

Giants of North Carolina Jazz

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
$20

Join Steve Anderson (piano) and Brian Horton (saxophone) as they introduce us to the music, stories, and impact of North Carolina legends such as John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and Billy Strayhorn, among others. Come hear two virtuoso musicians pay homage to our state’s geniuses of jazz. All Flyleaf Summer Series Wednesdays events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events. Program Tuition: Advance registrants pay $18 per lecture ($13 for GAA members).…

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June 2019

Opening Concert – Summer Jazz Workshop

June 17 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring Jim Ketch, trumpet Aaron Hill, saxophones Jerald Shynett, trombone Stephen Anderson, piano Jeff Campbell, bass (Director of Jazz Studies at Eastman School of Music) Dan Davis, drums This concert is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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Kate McGarry/Scott Sawyer Quartet – Summer Jazz Workshop

June 18 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring Kate McGarry, voice Scott Sawyer, guitar Jason Foureman, bass Kobie Watkins, drums This concert is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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Late Night Jam Session at Buns Burgers – Summer Jazz Workshop

June 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Buns Burgers, 107 N. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill,
$5

Featuring Summer Jazz Workshop participants. This event is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is open to the public, $5 cover OR purchase of food required to attend.

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La Fiesta Latin Jazz Band

June 19 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring Gregg Gelb, saxophone, clarinet Stephen Anderson, piano Andy Kleindienst, bass Beverly Botsford, percussion Ramon Ortiz, drums This concert is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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