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Streaming Concerts

14th UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival presented live from Smalls Jazz Club and Mezzrow in NYC and Blue Bamboo Center For the Arts in Winter Park, FL.


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One ticket offers patrons streaming access to two nights of performances!

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FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2021

5 p.m.
UCF JAZZ STUDIES ALL-STAR GROUP

Featuring graduates SAUL DAUTCH and JEREMIAH ST JOHN with CLARENCE PENN, BILL O’CONNELL and YASUSHI NAKAMURA


7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
VINCENT HERRING QUARTET

SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2021

5 and 7 p.m.
Joe Farnsworth and his super star trio featuring Peter Washington and jazz luminary Kenny Barron


9 p.m.
Melissa Aldana Quartet


10:30 p.m.
THE JAZZ PROFESSORS

Joe Farnsworth photo

Joe Farnsworth Trio

Joe Farnsworth and his -star trio will headline the festival with Peter Washington on bass and jazz luminary Kenny Barron on piano, livestreamed from Small’s in NYC.

Saturday, February 27 • Sets at 5 and 7 p.m.

Vincent Herring photo

Vincent Herring Quartet

Saxophonist Vincent Herring’s intense, soulful, multi-noted style and ebullient swing have excited audiences worldwide. He's joined by Mike LeDonne on piano, Yasushi Nakamara on bass and McClenty Hunter on drums

Friday, February 26 • Sets at 7 and 9 p.m.

Melissa Aldana photo

Melissa Aldana Quartet

features Aldana on tenor saxophone, Sullivan Fortner on piano, Pablo Menares on bass, and Kush Abadey on drums.

Livestreamed from Small’s in NYC on

Saturday, February 27 • 9 p.m.

Photos of UCF Jazz Studies All-Star group

UCF Jazz Studies All-Star group

Featuring alumni of the University of Central Florida's Jazz Studies program.

Jeremiah St. John, trombone, UCF alum
Saul Dautch, saxophone, UCF alum
Bill O’Connell, piano
Yasushi Nakamura, bass
Clarence Penn, drums

Friday, February 26 • 5 p.m.

The Jazz Professors photo

The Jazz Professors

The Jazz Professors are both working music professionals in their own right and faculty members at UCF.

Jeff Rupert, saxophone
Per Danielsson, piano
Richard Drexler, bass
Bobby Koelble, guitar
Dan Miller, trumpet
Marty Morell, drums

Saturday, February 27 • 10:30 p.m.

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