School of Music
East Carolina University Friends of Jazz


Welcome to the East Carolina University School of Music Friends of Jazz!

In Memoriam:  Clyde T. Mallison, Jr. ("Tom the Jazzman"), 1940-2015

President, ECU School of Music Friends of Jazz, 2008-2015; Past President, 2015

Our purpose is to improve awareness and financial support for the School of Music Jazz Studies Program.  We invite you to join us. Please click on our Membership form!



Jazz Studies program
(Faculty, Upcoming Jazz Events, Jazz Ensembles, Jazz Degree, Audition Information, Guest Artists)

Listen to the ECU Jazz Ensemble "A"!

Featured event for 2015 was Jazz Appreciation Week, April 22 and 24,
featuring Jon Metzger and Charlie Young, with the ECU Jazz Ensemble "A" on April 24.

Other jazz events at East Carolina University:

2015 events:

(February 26, Jazz Scholarship Benefit: Click here for photos from the Benefit.)

(November 8, Battle of the Big Bands, with the Emerald City Big Band and the Starlight Dance Band, from Goldsboro, Fletcher Recital Hall, 3:00 p.m.   Proceeds will go toward the ECU Friends of Jazz Scholarship fund.) 

2016 events:

February 5, Combined Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble Concert, Wright Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

February  25, TOMTHEJAZZMAN Scholarship Benefit, featuring Guest Artist Jiggs Whigham, with the ECU Jazz Faculty. The Martinsborough, Jefferson Blount-Harvey Building, 330 Evans Street, Greenville, NC, 7:00 p.m.  Tickets available from the ECU Central Ticket Office,  1-800-328-2787 (locally 328-4788), or online here, at $50 per person.

Recitals by Jazz Studies majors and other students in jazz combos are listed in the School of Music events calendar at .  To verify School of Music events, please call 252-328-6851.

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Webmaster: Michael G. Cotter