URI Jazz Big Band, Joseph Parillo, director
Thursday, December 7 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Fine Arts Center, Concert Hall 105 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
For the past 40 years, The University of Rhode Island Jazz Big Band has fostered some of URI's most talented music students, and hosted internationally renowned jazz artists like Frank Morgan, Slide Hampton, Bob Mintzer, Bill Dobbins, Jeff Jarvis, Gary Burton, and Joanne Brackeen. The Big Band won the first prize at MIT's New England Intercollegiate Jazz Festival, performed countless concerts on the URI campus, throughout Rhode Island and New England, and has appeared at New York City's Lincoln Center Spring Concert Series. After its 5th consecutive rave performance at the world-famous Newport Jazz Festival, the Jazz Big Band is one the nation's premiere jazz groups.
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