University of Vermont

Department of Music and Dance

jazzguestartists

Jazz Guest Artists at UVM

Jazz residencies are sponsored by UVM's Jazz Studies program in conjunction with the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts and/or the UVM Lane Series. These artists work with the UVM Jazz Ensemble or combos, often culminating in a collaborative performance. If you are interested in working as a guest artist, e-mail Professor Alex Stewart, jazz ensemble director.

John Fedchock

performance with UVM Jazz Ensemble
November 19, 2015

Henry Butler

master class with UVM Jazz Ensemble
October 22, 2015
John Fedchock Henry Butler tears it up with the UVM Jazz Ensemble

Marcus Roberts

1-week residency with Flynn Center and master classes with UVM Jazz Ensemble
October 20-24, 2014

Thomas Marriott

4-day workshop with UVM Jazz Ensemble
April 15-19, 2013
Marcus Roberts performing in 2009 Thomas Marriott

Wynton Marsalis

1-day Master Class with the UVM Jazz Ensemble
October 29, 2005

Maria Schneider

2-day residency and performance with the UVM Jazz Ensemble
January 19-20, 2006
Marsalis gives pointers to fellow trumpet player, Alex Toth
Maria Schneider

Carla Bley and Steve Swallow

3-day residency and concert with the UVM Jazz Ensemble
April 17-19, 2008
Carla Bley conducting the UVM Jazz EnsembleSteve Swallow at UVM


Paquito D'Rivera

and the Paquito D'Rivera Quintet
2-day residency and concert with the UVM Jazz Ensemble
April 25-26, 2003

Clark Terry

2-day residency
and concert with the UVM Jazz Ensemble
April 11-12, 2002
Paquito at UVM Clark Terry rehearses with UVM Jazz Ensemble

Other artists who have appeared include:

  • The Chico O'Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra with Arturo O'Farill
  • the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
  • the Mingus Big Band
  • Sabor de Cuba
  • trumpeter, Thomas Marriott
  • trombonist, Robin Eubanks
  • saxophonists Bobby Watson, Gary Smulyan, Oliver Lake, and Salim Washington
  • bassists Rufus Reid and William Parker
  • pianists Mike Holober, Jason Moran and John Stech
  • guitarists Pat Metheny and Joel Harrison
  • vibraphonist Tim Collins
  • pianist/composer Wayne Horwitz
  • tres player Ben Lapidus
  • drummer Bobby Previte

Last modified November 02 2015 04:24 PM