The UNLV Jazz Ensembles and combos perform at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 27-29 in Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall for its annual Fall Jazz Festival.
The jazz studies program has won more than 40 DownBeat Student Music Awards, considered the highest honor in jazz education, since 2011.
Monday, Nov. 27
UNLV Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II, featuring guest jazz drummer Gregg Bissonette.
Bissonette is best known for his ability to play in a wide variety of styles. His credits range from the big band jazz of Maynard Ferguson to the hard rock of David Lee Roth to Britain’s loudest band, Spinal Tap.
Tuesday, Nov. 28
Jazz Ensemble III and Jazz Vocal Ensembles
Wednesday, Nov. 29
Contemporary & Latin Jazz Ensembles
Tickets are $10 and available online, at the PAC Box Office, or by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787). Discounts are available.
About the UNLV College of Fine Arts
The UNLV College of Fine Arts, one of the nation's largest fine arts colleges, boldly launches visionaries who transform the global community through collaboration, scholarship, and innovation. Established in 1992, the UNLV CFA encompasses the departments of art, dance, film, theatre, the School of Music, School of Architecture, Entertainment Engineering & Design, and is home to the Performing Arts Center, Nevada Conservatory Theatre, and Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.
We illuminate the power of the arts amidst breathtaking advancements in science and technology. In doing so, we are creating a global destination at the forefront of transforming arts and design. To accomplish this we encourage agency, inventiveness, problem-solving, and big-idea thinking in our students, faculty, and staff. We make education relevant through evolving curriculum and effective learning outcomes.