The UTM Big Band, directed by Dr. Kurt Gorman, displays the diversity, vibrancy and artistry of jazz, America's greatest art form through the medium of the traditional big band. A UTM Big Band performance features Swing Era charts by Duke Ellington and Count Basie, as well as a wide array contemporary compositions, Latin jazz, and funk charts. The group presents the repertoire of jazz standards, from songs by Gershwin or Rodgers and Hart, to the compositions of Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, and Miles Davis. The UTM Big Band performs one full-length concert oncampus each semester, as well as other appearances at various community events. If you have questions about auditioning for Big Band, please contact Dr. Kurt Gorman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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