All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at the DeHaan Fine Arts Center, 1400 E. Hanna Ave. Admission prices vary. Tickets and more information are available by calling 788-3251 or visiting www.uindy.edu/arts.
The schedule is:
• Monday, April 6, UIndy Jazz Combo: jazz and American pop standards, free admission.
• Tuesday, April 7, UIndy Jazz Ensemble: student big band will perform classic swing repertoire, free.
• Wednesday, April 8, pianist Steve Allee: A longtime Indiana jazz scene leader with a national reputation, Allee has written and performed such syndicated radio programs as “The Bob and Tom Show,” motion pictures and television shows like “NYPD Blue,” “Mad About You” and “Friends.” He has released several albums as a bandleader. Admission: free for ages 18 and younger and all college students with identification, $10 for seniors, $20 for adults.
• Thursday, April 9, saxophonist Danny Walsh and trumpeter Mark Buselli: Walsh, known for his unusual proficiency on tenor and alto sax, has recorded several albums as a bandleader and with fusion drummer Lenny White. The two collaborated on Buselli’s 2014 album “Untold Stories.” Buselli is one of central Indiana’s leading jazz performers and educators, best known locally as the director of jazz studies at Ball State University and a leader of the Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra. Admission: same as for Allee’s show.
• Friday, April 10, drummer Tim Horner: A graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music, Horner has been a fixture on the New York City jazz scene for more than three decades. His professional career began with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and has included performances around the world with the likes of Wynton Marsalis, Dave Liebman, Hank Jones and George Mraz. Admission: same for Allee’s show.
Saturday, April 11, bassist Rufus Reid, who has played on more than 400 recordings and has performed with Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, Nancy Wilson, Kenny Burrell, the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and other notables throughout his 50-year career. He leads the trio Out Front and performs with larger ensembles at such venues as the Kennedy Center. Admission: same as for Allee’s show.