School of Music

East Carolina University School of Music Friends of Jazz

Scott Sawyer's late night session with jazz students.

Welcome to the ECU School of Music Friends of Jazz!

In Memoriam: "Tom the Jazzman" (1940-2015) President, ECU School of Music Friends of Jazz, 2008-2015; Past President, 2015; and Edward Wheatley (1936-2018), Founder and Past President, ECU School of Music Friends of Jazz 2008-2015

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

Officers:

By-Laws

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

Listen to the ECU Jazz Ensemble "A"!

Jazz events at East Carolina University:

2019

Friday, April 5, Rebecca Spade, Junior Trumpet Recital, Classical and Jazz, A. J. Fletcher Music Building, Room 110, 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 7, Rachel Mann, Senior Jazz Vocal Recital, A. J. Fletcher Music Building, Room 110, 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 7, Reginald McNeill, Graduate Jazz Piano Recital, A. J. Fletcher Music Building, Room 110, 9:00 p.m.

Monday, April 8, Graeme Slonaker, Senior Jazz Piano Recital, A. J. Fletcher Music Building, Room 110, 6:00 p.m.

Monday, April 8, Sammie Kunz, Graduate Jazz Recital, Fletcher Music Building Room 110, 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10, ECU Billy Taylor Jazz Festival. ECU Jazz Ensemble "B". A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall, 8:00 p.m. For more information call 252-328-6851.

Thursday, April 11,  ECU Billy Taylor Jazz Festival. ECU Friends of Jazz "TomtheJazzman" Scholarship Benefit Concert. Featuring the Emerald City Big Band tribute to Ed Wheatley, followed by ECU Jazz Combos. The Martinsborough, Uptown Greenville, 7:00-9:30 p.m. Proceeds support scholarships for the ECU Jazz Studies program. Ticketed Event; tickets on sale March 1. For tickets, contact gaddism@ecu.edu, or call 252-328-1268.

Friday, April 12, ECU Jazz Combos. Whirligig Stage, 628 South Pitt St, Greenville, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 13, Billy Taylor Jazz Festival Gala Concert, Wright Auditorium, 8:00 p.m. (Featuring the ECU Jazz Ensemble "A" with special guests.)

Saturday, April 20, Jesse Shelton, Senior Jazz Saxophone Recital, A. J. Fletcher Music Building, Room 110, 7:00 p.m.



Other Jazz events in the 2019 academic year will be listed as they are scheduled.

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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Webmaster: Michael G. Cotter