9th Annual UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival set March 24-25

9th Annual UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival set March 24-25

The ninth annual UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival on March 24-25 at the University of Central Florida campus will showcase the talent of renowned jazz musicians and local high school jazz bands. Coming in from New York City, Peter Bernstein and his jazz trio open the festival on March 24. Guitarist Bernstein has worked with jazz legends Sonny […]

UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival to Swing into Town March 20-21

The 8th annual UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival on March 20-21 will feature Grammy winner Catherine Russell, pianist David Hazeltine and other performances. The festival’s opening-night concert at the Nicholson School of Communication Auditorium will be highlighted by Russell, who has performed and recorded with David Bowie, Paul Simon, Steely Dan and other stars. Individually, Russell has […]

UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival to Feature Variety of Styles

Charles McPherson, whose saxophone skills were featured in Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-winning movie Bird, will be among the musicians scheduled to perform at the UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival on March 23-24 in the Nicholson School of Communication Auditorium. Also on tap for this fifth annual festival will be Hammond B-3 soul jazz organist Mike LeDonne from New […]

Jazz Professors CD Climbs National Radio Chart

A new CD from The Jazz Professors is keeping some impressive company near the top of the charts, having climbed to No. 26. The album from UCF’s esteemed jazz faculty previously entered the JazzWeek album radio airplay chart at No. 33 during its second week of release. The Jazz Professors: Live at the UCF-Orlando Jazz […]

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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.