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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 !

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

Listen to the ECU Jazz Ensemble "A"!

April is Jazz Appreciation Month



The Dr. Billy Taylor Jazz Concert, with Bobby Watson, featured guest artist, and the ECU Jazz Ensemble "A," directed by Carroll V. Dashiell, Jr. was held Friday, April 22, Wright Auditorium, 8:00 p.m. 

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 25, TOMTHEJAZZMAN Scholarship Benefit, featuring Guest Artist Jiggs Whigham, with the ECU Jazz Faculty. Event was held at The Martinsborough, Jefferson Blount-Harvey Building, 330 Evans Street, Greenville, NC. )

(April 17, Concert, Jazz Ensemble "B." A. J. Fletcher Music Building, room 110, 4:00 p.m.)

(April 22, Dr. Billy Taylor Jazz Concert, with Bobby Watson, featured guest artist, and the ECU Jazz Ensemble "A," directed by Carroll V. Dashiell, Jr. Wright Auditorium, 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 252-328-6240.

  • Free clinic, with Bobby Watson and the Dr. Billy Taylor Combo, A. J. Fletcher Music Building, 11:00 a.m.
  • Jazz Festival Jam Session, featuring ECU Jazz Combos, Starlight Cafe, 10:00 p.m. )

(April 23, Bobby Watson, Saxophone/Improvisation Clinic, A. J. Fletcher Music Building, room 383, 11:00 a.m.)

April 23, Senior recital, Andrew Fallacara, bass. A.J. Fletcher Music Building, room 110, 5:00 p.m.

April 23, Senior recital, John Blackstock, bass. A. J. Fletcher Music Building, room 110, 7:00 p.m.

April 23, Senior recital, Henry Goodwin,trumpet (will include some jazz selections). A. J. Fletcher Music Building, room 110, 9:00 p.m.


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

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