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
Jazz Studies program (Faculty, Upcoming Jazz Events, Jazz Ensembles, Jazz Degree, Audition Information, Guest Artists)
(2015 event: November 8, 2015: Battle of the Bands, featuring the Starlight Dance Band, from Goldsboro, and the Emerald City Big Band, from Greenville; a fundraiser for ECU Jazz Studies scholarships.) See selected photos below.
February 25, TOMTHEJAZZMAN Scholarship Benefit, featuring Guest Artist Jiggs Whigham, with the Jazz Faculty. Event was held at The Martinsborough, Jefferson Blount-Harvey Building, 330 Evans Street, Greenville, NC. (See selected photos below.) Facebook users may click here for photos from the benefit.
Special Notice: February 18-19, the East Carolina University
Jazz Ensemble "A" and the Billy Taylor Combo will perform at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival in Rockville, MD this Saturday (the "A"
band at 4 p.m.) and Sunday (the BT Combo at 2 p.m.) Click on this link to view the full schedule.
March 28, Senior Recital, Devin Frazier, (Guitar). Fletcher Music Building, Room B105, 9:00 p.m.
April 8, Senior Recital, Samantha Kunz, (Voice). Fletcher Music Building, Recital Hall, 5:00 p.m.
April 17, Jazz Combos Concert, Fletcher Music Building, Room B110, 8:00 p.m.
April 18, Senior Recital, Casey Overton, (Guitar). Fletcher Music Building, Recital Hall., 9:00 p.m.
April 19, Jazz Ensemble (B) Concert, Fletcher Music Building, Room B110, 8:00 p.m.
April 20, "TomtheJazzman"Scholarship Benefit, featuring contemporary jazz vocalist Christie Dashiell, with the ECU Jazz faculty,7:00-10:00 p.m; Student combo, 7:00-8:00 p.m. The Martinsborough, 330 Evans St., Greenville. Spirits, butlered hors d'oeuvres, and desserts. Tickets available from Central Ticket Office March 15.
Dr. Billy Taylor Gala Concert, Wright Auditorium, 8:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Mr. Dashiell, 252-328-6240.
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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