JOSHUA REDMAN WITH UT JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Joshua Redman holding a saxophone

Event Details
Event Title:JOSHUA REDMAN WITH UT JAZZ ORCHESTRA (Tickets)
Event Description:

Joshua Redman, saxophone
with the UT Jazz Orchestra
Jeff Hellmer, director

Presented in partnership with the Butler School of Music Division of Jazz

Hailed by the Boston Herald as “a jazz wunderkind,” saxophonist Joshua Redman joins the UT Jazz Orchestra as part of the Butler School of Music’s annual Longhorn Jazz Festival.

Born in Berkeley, California in the 1960s, Joshua Redman is the son of legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman and dancer Renee Shedroff. He is one of the most recognizable jazz saxophonists, as famous for his masterful straight-ahead post-bop improvisations as he is for his explorations of groove-based idioms. Redman won the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition for saxophone in 1991, and has played alongside of many jazz icons including Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Haden, Joe Lovano, Pat Metheny, and Clark Terry.

Directed by Professor Jeff Hellmer, the UT Jazz Orchestra is the Butler School of Music’s premier jazz ensemble. The Jazz Orchestra has performed with such masters as Michael Brecker, Phil Woods, Bob Brookmeyer, Conrad Herwig, John Clayton, Maria Schneider, and Stefon Harris in recent years. The ensemble’s eclectic repertoire features original compositions of its members.

“It has become a rule of thumb that university Jazz ensembles keep getting better and better, and the UT Jazz Orchestra is certainly no exception…

Date and Time:Apr. 12 | 7:30 PM
Contact:PAC Ticket Office
512-471-1444
Admission:$32.00
Location:Bates Recital Hall (MRH Building) Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Texas Performing Arts