JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band

Wednesday, April 22 @ 8 pm

CONCERT HALL


PHOTO BY BOB ADAMEK

The JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band were founded in 1971; membership in each ensemble is determined via audition each semester. JMU jazz groups have performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Terrace Theater, Montreux International Jazz and Blues Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival and Virginia Music Educator's Association annual convention.
  
The JMU Jazz Ensemble has been featured with the U.S. Navy Commodores Jazz Ensemble and U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note Jazz Ensemble, and at the East Coast Jazz Festival in Rockville, Maryland. The ensemble has performed with jazz artists Dick Oatts, John Clayton, Justic DiCioccio, Paul McKee, Dave Glenn, Joseph Eckert, Charles Bubeck, Clay Jenkins, Antonio Garcia, John D’Earth, Chris Merz, Dana Landry and Jim White.  

 


HIGHLIGHTS


  • One-on-one with Daniel Beaty



  • Julie Fowlis returns with new Celtic music



  • Singers from the Met Opera Rising Stars Concert Series perform live at the Forbes Center!



  • Experience the great classical ballet, Swan Lake, with the Moscow Festival Ballet!