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UCSC Jazz Ensembles & Big Band

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 3:00pm
Recital Hall, Music Center (UCSC)

Save the date for the UCSC Jazz Ensembles' back-to-back combined concert.

I. Small Jazz Ensembles, directed by Stan Poplin
Program to be announced


II. Big Band, directed by Charles Hamilton
Celebrating the music of Thelonious Sphere Monk
UCSC’s Jazz Big Band features over 20 of UCSC’s top student musicians from many majors and disciplines—from music to astrophysics to economics. The band will perform pieces from the Thelonious Monk canon, including Straight No Chaser; Bemsha Swing; Ruby, My Dear; and a 1977 big band arrangement of Just Friends, a 1931 piece by 20th-century pianist and composer John Klenner.

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Advance tickets here at
Day-of-event ticket window opens at 2:00PM.
Doors open at 2:30PM.
Buses and campus shuttles stop at Porter/Rachel Carson College. 
Vehicle parking is available at the Arts parking lot (lot 126). Permit $5 from attendant in lot.