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
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
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.
Feb 14 - Token Girl https://www.
Feb 21 - Rudy Royston's Flatbed Buggy http://www.rudyroyston.
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.