The Paisano

Swing into spring

UTSA Swing Society dancers gyrate to the boisterous sounds provided by the UTSA Jazz Ensemble.

Kirkland Luther

February 26, 2019

The Lindy Hop, Charleston and Balboa are some of the most recognizable forms of swing dancing derived from Latinx and African American cultures and popularized during the 1920s. These dances incorporate rapid, vigorous gyration of the hands and feet as dancers fly across the dance floor. However, what...

UTSA Jazz Ensemble showcases lively tunes in their second concert of the season

UTSA Jazz Ensemble.

Kirkland Luther

November 14, 2018

It came from the UTSA Recital Hall. It was loud, sharp and immense. Its skill uncompromised and a force to be reckoned with. Most importantly, it was funky. The UTSA Jazz Ensemble performed their second concert of the season on Nov. 8. Directed by Dr. Adrian Ruiz and Assistant Director Michael Stei...

International sister city jazz ensemble/musical bridges

International sister city jazz ensemble/musical bridges

Emily Hubbard

February 8, 2018

Musical Bridges Around the World (MBAW), a non-profit organization in San Antonio took advantage of local and international talent by bringing them to the city. Founded by Dr. Anya Grokhovski in 1998, the Russian-born artist herself made a point to make the art community accessible to all, providing...