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Jazz Ensembles

Emory University Big Band

Tuesdays, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Studio

The Emory Big Band gives students an opportunity to develop their performance skills in a large ensemble setting. Performance literature ranges from traditional big band music to works by many of today's composers and arrangers. In addition to annual performances, the big band is regularly showcased during the Emory Jazz Festival. Recent guest artists and composers with the Emory Big Band include Kenny Barron, Carmen Bradford, Victor Goines, Rodney Whitaker, Carl Allen, and Joe Chambers.


Emory Jazz Combos

Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m.
BRB 114, Jazz Rehearsal Studio A

The Emory Jazz Combos give students an opportunity to explore many facets of improvisation in a small group setting. Usually consisting of five to eight members, the primary focus of these groups is on gaining experience in improvising and soloing for each participant. Our groups promote individual expression as well as group interaction and cohesiveness. These ensembles regularly perform for many events both on and off-campus.