Jazz Ensemble: The Very Best of Basie

Event Date: 

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 7:30pm

Event Date Details: 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to construction, Parking Lot 3 (nearest lot to Music Building) is not accessible from UCEN Road until mid-March. To access Parking Lot 3 if you are traveling from the roundabout (Steck Circle), please turn right onto Channel Islands Road and follow this road until you see the UCEN on your left. Parking Lot 3 should be directly in front of you.

Event Location: 

  • Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall (UCSB)

Event Price: 

Tickets: general ($10), non-UCSB students with ID ($5), UCSB students with ID (FREE), children under 12 (FREE). Tickets may be purchased at the door, at the AS Ticket Office window (UCEN Room 1535, across from Corwin Pavilion), online at  www.music.ucsb.edu, or by calling the AS Ticket Office at (805) 893-2064.

Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Acting Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230

The UCSB Jazz Ensemble presents a concert of music associated with The Count Basie Orchestra, one of the most influential, virtuosic, and important ensembles in the history of jazz. Works to be performed include "Easin It," “Whirly Bird," "Flight of the Foo Birds," "All of Me" (as arranged by both Billy Byers and Thad Jones), as well as sets of vocal arrangements originally written for Ella Fitzgerald (as arranged by Quincy Jones) and Dianne Schuur (as arranged by Frank Foster). Don’t miss this celebration of the institution of jazz, the Count Basie Orchestra.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016. 7:30 p.m. Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. Tickets: general admission ($10), non-UCSB students with ID ($5), UCSB students with ID (FREE), children under 12 (FREE). For tickets, please visit www.music.ucsb.edu or call (805) 893-2064.

Photo by Matt Perko (2015)