This events calendar includes Earl’s upcoming performances, compositional debuts, recordings and educational activities. On mobile devices this calendar is best viewed horizontally.RSS
- Wed., Jan. 15, 2020, 2pm – 9pm
- Fri., Jan. 17, 2020, 2pm – 9pm
Concert @ Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St, Worcester, MA:
- Sat., Jan. 18, 2020, 10am – 6pm
Red River High School, Grand Forks, North Dakota
The Myra Jazz Festival has been running continuously for over 30 years. It is a two-day festival for middle school and high school jazz bands in the upper Red River Valley. In addition to adjudicating and presenting clinic sessions, Earl will perform as a featured guest artist with the Myra Big Band. The festival is free and open to the public on both days.
Wed12Feb20208AM - 8PM
Thu13Feb20208AM - 8PM
Earl will adjudicate approximately 15 high school bands, and administer post-performance clinics.
Darien High School, Darien, CT
Darien High School will host its seventh annual Jazz Jamboree on March 1 at 4 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Twelve area high school ensembles will be competing. Admission is five dollars. UConn jazz professors Earl MacDonald and John Mastroianni will adjudicate.
Fri13Mar20209 AM - 5 PM
The annual UConn Jazz Festival is a non-competitive and educationally-rewarding experience that provides a forum for mutual support of each ensemble's efforts while enhancing skills in the jazz idiom. Highlights of the festival include a twenty-minute performance time for each ensemble in von der Mehden Recital Hall, a twenty-minute personalized clinic by a UConn Jazz faculty member, instrument-specific master classes, and a mini-concert by the UConn Jazz Ensemble and UConn Jazz faculty.
UConn Jazz Festival Faculty
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
The Brandon Jazz Festival is a showcase of young up-and-coming jazz musicians. Every year, talented musicians come to the Brandon Jazz Festival to perform and receive education from veteran jazz musicians from all over the world.