Jazz Season

Welcome to the Jazz Season page.

Our four jazz ensembles perform twice each semester. SSU Jazz ensembles include:

  • SSU Jazz Orchestra – the flagship 18-piece ensemble performing Big Band standards and modern jazz ensemble repertoire
  • Concert Jazz Combos – two ensembles each semester rotating on a particular jazz sub-genre or era
  • Latin Band – devoted to the styles, rhythms, and concepts found in music from the Caribbean, Brazil, and Haiti 

Concerts:
Wednesday, March 4 - SSU Jazz Orchestra and Latin Band - Weill Hall - 7:30

Friday, March 6 - SSU Jazz Combos Featuring Guest Artist Kasey Knudsen - Schroeder Hall - 7:30

Tuesday, May 5 - SSU Early Jazz Combo and Latin Band - Schroeder Hall - 7:30

Friday, May 8 - SSU Jazz Orchestra & SSU Jazz Composers - Weill Hall - 7:30

 

Special Events:
Friday, January 17 - CMEA Jazz Festival - Green Music Center - Free and open to the public - All Day
 

Jazz Forums are now on Fridays from Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Jan 24 - John Stowell http://www.johnstowell.com/

Feb 14 - Token Girl https://www.tokengirlmusic.com/ - three alums of the SSU Jazz program!

Feb 21 - Rudy Royston's Flatbed Buggy http://www.rudyroyston.com/

Feb 28 - SSU Faculty Jazz Ensemble

April 24 - SSU Jazz Composers Showcase

The SSU Jazz Studies program gratefully acknowledges the support of Zildjian Cymbals and Markbass.

     

     

    Friday, October 9, 2020

    Jazz Combos

    Streaming Online
    *Please note, all performances and dates are tentative and subject to changeView Event Details

    Friday, October 16, 2020

    Jazz Orchestra

    Streaming Online
    *Please note, all performances and dates are tentative and subject to changeView Event Details

    Thursday, December 3, 2020

    Jazz Combos

    Streaming Online
    *Please note, all performances and dates are tentative and subject to changeView Event Details

    Friday, December 4, 2020

    Jazz Orchestra

    Streaming Online
    *Please note, all performances and dates are tentative and subject to changeView Event Details