UMaine Jazz Ensemble Concert
The UMaine Jazz Ensemble is a 20 piece band directed by Dr. Jack Burt. Jazz Ensemble performs several times each semester, both on campus and throughout the state of Maine. Additionally, for the last 12 years the Jazz Ensemble has performed a live 2 hour radio broadcast from the studios of Maine Public Radio, which is also simulcast throughout the word on the web. The UMaine Jazz Ensemble performs music from all periods of Jazz: from swing band music of the 30s through the 50s, like Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Stan Kenton; to Bebop, Fusion and Funk, to contemporary concert jazz compositions and arrangements.