Jazz Unlimited is an exciting jazz choir that is a delight for both the ears and eyes. The skillful combination of dance and the singing of tight, intricate harmonies are displayed by this highly sought after performing ensemble. This ensemble is chosen upon their out-going personalities, ability to dance, sing, and "sell" a song. Auditions are open to both music majors and non-majors. Contact Dr. David Sharlow for more information.
The Southern Jazz Orchestra is under the direction of Freddie Green. The great music of the Count Basie Band, Duke Ellington Orchestra, Woody Herman Herds, Buddy Rich Band and Stan Kenton Orchestra constitute the basis of literature. However, the ensemble also performs new, progressive, and contemporary literature.
The Jazz Studies program offers numerous configurations of combos from trios to nonets. Each ensemble focuses on the study of jazz improvisation and jazz theory/harmony. There are currently three jazz combos and each performs numerous times each semester throughout the community. For more information please contact Dr. Phillip C. Wise.