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Jazz

Jazz Studies Ensemble, Jazz Symposium

The Jazz Studies Ensemble and Jazz Symposium showcase the performances of talented student musicians, both music and non-music majors.

The Jazz Studies Ensemble is a 16-18 piece jazz ensemble that performs traditional and contemporary big band literature including historically important compositions and arrangements from the masters of the genre. There are multiple sections of this ensemble and members are selected by audition. Jazz Studies Ensemble is open to all University students, regardless of major.

Jazz Symposium is a small jazz ensemble, generally 4-6  members, that focuses on the improvisational aspect of jazz music in a more intimate setting. There are multiple sections of these ensembles and members are selected by audition. Jazz Symposium is open to all University students, regardless of major.

Jazz Fest - Feb. 28, 2015

UPCOMING JAZZ STUDIES EVENTS

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Randy P. Hamm

Randy P. Hamm

Professor
Jazz Studies Director, Woodwind Area Coordinator

Saxophone, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Symposium, Woodwind Area Coordinator; Teaching: MUS 155-755, MUS 172-772, MUS 174-774, MUS 119-319, MUS 298/398/498/798, MUS 220, MUS 526, MUS 538/638

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