Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz
Each year, both days of the Tallcorn Jazz Festival are concluded with a concert featuring UNI Jazz Band One and Two and the festival's guest artist. With world class music played by world class musicians, the concerts showcase some of the best live jazz heard in Iowa. Past guest artists have included Donny McCaslin, Luis Bonilla, Dave Douglas, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Ben Wendel, and Carl Allen.
2020 marks the 69th annual Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concert, featuring world-renowned pianist Myra Melford. UNI's Jazz Band One will perform some of Melford's original music, including some big band arrangements by UNI students and faculty. These concerts will be at 7:15 pm on both Thursday, Feburary 20, and Friday, February 21, in Bengtson Auditorium in Russell Hall.