The UM Jazz Bands played a holiday-themed concert Wednesday night. The show, broadcast live on MTPR's "What I Like About Jazz" with John Arvish, was a mix of big band and small ensemble sounds featuring music by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Charles Mingus, and more.
Listen to the full show here, and find the program below.
If you're in Missoula you have another opportunity to see the UM Jazz Bands during their "Holiday Swing" show Dec. 8. Details and ticket info here. Here's what they're saying about the upcoming shows:
Join us December 8 as we swing into the holidays at our 7th Annual Holiday Swing with Missoula Native Todd Kelly on Trumpet, the UM Jazz Ensemble, and the UM Zootown Cabaret. This year we are offering three great shows. For the younger generation and parents, we are offering Swing Set at 3pm. We will also have shows at 7pm and 9pm. The doors open 30-minutes before the start of each show.