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"!

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.) Click here for photos from the Battle.

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. )  Click here for photos from the Benefit.

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.

Campus Jazz @ ECU (student organization)

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Webmaster: Michael G. Cotter