UNLV Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Dave Loeb and Nathan Tanouye, performs at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, to celebrate the release of their latest CD, Looking Up. Jazz vocalist Laura Taylor will be featured alongside Jorge Machain, a UNLV Alum jazz trumpet artist. This CD recognizes the tireless efforts of dedicated students through a challenging school year by featuring student compositions and arrangements.
Looking Up received an outstanding review from JazzTimes Magazine in the November Education guide under the University CD Roundup section. UNLV Jazz Ensemble I was the co-winner of the 2021 Downbeat Student Music Award for best graduate college jazz ensemble in the nation. In 2022, the UNLV Jazz Ensemble I will perform at the Monterey Jazz Festival after winning the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival College Big Band Division. Since 2010, UNLV jazz studies has received 33 prestigious DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards, considered among the highest recognition in jazz education worldwide.
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