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UAB Jazz Summit 2019

UAB Jazz Summit 2019
UAB Jazz Summit 2019
February 21-23, 2019

The 2019 UAB Jazz Summit will begin Thursday, February 21st in the Hulsey Center. We will kick off the Summit with a clinic and concert featuring Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Orchestra . Students will audition for placement in big bands and combos according to their skill and experience, and will be mixed in with UAB jazz students in their various ensembles. The final concert will take place on Saturday, February 23rd at 2:00 p.m.

All students grades 9-12 and exceptional 8th graders will be eligible to participate in the Jazz Summit.

Registration: $85, non-refundable participation fee, which must be paid to reserve a spot.

All participating students will receive a UAB Jazz T-shirt, a ticket to Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Orchestra, numerous workshops and concerts, dinner on Thursday (2/21) and lunch on Friday (2/22).

For more information, please contact Dr. Steve Roberts at

Event Schedule:

Thursday, February 21
1:00pm - Registration in Hulsey lobby
3:00pm - Workshop with Delfeayo Marsalis
4:30pm - Auditions for ensembles
6:00pm - Dinner (provided)
7:00pm - Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Orchestra Concert

Friday, February 22
Breakfast on your own
9:00 am - Rehearsals
10:30 am - Masterclasses on each instrument
12:00 pm - Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm - Rehearsals
3:00 pm - Sectionals
4:00 pm - UAB Recording Studio tour
5:00 pm - Rehearsals
7:00 pm - Done for the day

Saturday, February 23
10:00 am - Rehearsals
12:00 pm - Lunch on your own, change into performance attire
2:00 pm - Final concert (Sirote Theater)

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