In 2017, the Isthmus Jazz Festival will be celebrating 30 years of swing, groove and improv. To honor this milestone, the UW Jazz Orchestra will debut a commissioned piece, written by Paul Dietrich, about the Terrace titled Scenes from Lake Mendota.
An ode to the Terrace, Scenes from Lake Mendota is a three movement piece capturing the natural beauty of the lake at different times of day: "Bright", "Twilight", "After Dark".
Terence Blanchard feat. The E-Collective
June 17 | 8pm | Shannon Hall
Concerts on The Terrace
The rest of the concerts will be on the Memorial Union Terrace and are FREE. If it rains, concerts will be moved in doors to Der Rathskeller.
Friday, June 16, 2017
4:30pm - Isthmus High School All-Stars
6:00pm - Alyssa Allgood
8:00pm - Kevin Hayden Trio
10:00pm - Darren Sterud Orchestra
Saturday, June 17, 2017
12:00pm - UW-Whitewater Jazz Ensemble One
1:15pm - Edgewood College Jazz Band
2:30pm - UW-Platteville Jazz 1
4:00pm - Tony Castañeda Latin Jazz Band with Tom Mattioli
6:00pm - UW Jazz Orchestra – Including commissioned Scenes from Lake Mendota
8:00pm - Terence Blanchard feat. the E-Collective (Shannon Hall)
8:00pm - Jan Wheaton Quintet
10:00pm - Edu Rey y Su Salsera
11:00pm - Orquesta SalSoul
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