Performances & Events


Jazz Ensemble

With special guest trumpeter/composer Kris Johnson

March 28, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Rackham Auditorium
Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
915 E Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Free - no tickets required

Trumpeter and composer Kris Johnson performs with the U-M Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ellen Rowe. Repertoire will include pieces by Thad Jones, Cole Porter, U-M student composer Davis Reinhart, Ellen Rowe and Kris Johnson.


Cole Porter, arr. Pete Myers, Love For Sale

Davis Reinhart, Blue Snow

Thad Jones, Low-Down

Kris Johnson, A Shift West
Watching and Waiting

Willard Robinson, arr. Ellen Rowe, Old Folks

Clifford Brown, arr. Kris Johnson, Blues Walk

The University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble is the most competitive of the University’s jazz ensembles. Open by audition only, most seats are filled by majors within the Department of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation.

Director Ellen Rowe

Concert Free Live-stream Option North Campus

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