Event Detail

Dec
11
Saturday
Dec
11
Sat
Music :: Jazz
UM Jazz Holiday Swing Gala
2:00 PM
Zootown Arts Community Center
Description:
Saturday, December 11 // THREE SETS // Afternoon Set is Free & Open to All // Tickets/tables are sold separately for each evening set

SET ONE // ‘Family Friendly Holiday Swing Set // 2 PM // Free & Open to All // All Ages
A family friendly jazz experience where younger children and families can enjoy great holiday music, snacks and dance in a shorter (45-minute) setting!

SET TWO // Early Holiday Swing Set // 5-6:30 PM // Doors open at 4:30
$250 6-top Sponsorship Table, includes two bottles of wine, appetizers, and name as a sponsor on the program and advertisements
$100 4-top Table, includes one bottle of wine & appetizers
$20 General Admission
Scott Jeppesen is an artist who performs in a variety of settings and styles including big bands, small groups, orchestras and movie and television soundtracks as well as theater. He has performed with numerous jazz luminaries and has recorded in Los Angeles with some of the busiest jazz artists in the business. Joining Scott at this wonderful event is the UM Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Rob Tapper and Missoula Jazz Collective made up of jazz faculty including David MOrgenroth (piano), Jeff Troxel (guitar), Bob LedBetter (drum set) and Tommy Sciple (bass). The UM Jazz Ensemble I will perform some toe-tapping holiday favorites along with
pieces featuring Scott. This event occurs in part to raise money for the UM Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival, UM jazz scholarships and to help with UM Jazz Program activities including guest artists, equipment and student travel to festivals across the West Coast. Come and join us for an evening of jazz entertainment presenting holiday classics from Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Stan Kenton, as well as fresh and new big band tunes.

SET THREE // Late Holiday Swing Set // 8-9:30 PM // Doors open at 7:30
$250 6-top Sponsorship Table, includes two bottles of wine, appetizers, and name as a sponsor on the program and advertisements
$100 4-top Table, includes one bottle of wine & appetizers
$20 General Admission
Scott Jeppesen is an artist who performs in a variety of settings and styles including big bands, small groups, orchestras and movie and television soundtracks as well as theater. He has performed with numerous jazz luminaries and has recorded in Los Angeles with some of the busiest jazz artists in the business. Joining Scott at this wonderful event is the UM Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Rob Tapper and Missoula Jazz Collective made up of jazz faculty including David MOrgenroth (piano), Jeff Troxel (guitar), Bob LedBetter (drum set) and Tommy Sciple (bass). The UM Jazz Ensemble I will perform some toe-tapping holiday favorites along with
pieces featuring Scott. This event occurs in part to raise money for the UM Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival, UM jazz scholarships and to help with UM Jazz Program activities including guest artists, equipment and student travel to festivals across the West Coast. Come and join us for an evening of jazz entertainment presenting holiday classics from Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Stan Kenton, as well as fresh and new big band tunes.
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Zootown Arts Community Center
Address: 216 W Main St Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: N/A

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