Directed by Peter Fraize and staff, the Jazz Ensembles concentrate on small group jazz from the 1940s to 1960s, focusing on such artists a Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis and Art Blakey.
The instrumentation consists of a rhythm section and a small number of horns players, performing in a showcase at the end of each semester.
**All ensembles are by audition only. These auditions are held during the first week of classes. Please contact Peter Fraize before the first week of class.