Category: Alumni

Inaugural class of Jazz Alumni Hall of Fame inducted

By Maia Rabenold In 1950, the big bang of jazz education began. At least that’s what Tom Walsh, the chair … Continue reading

IU Jazz alumna raises awareness of female jazz musicians

By Alaina Milazzo   Even as a child living in Albstadt, Germany,    Monika Herzig wanted to prove her love … Continue reading

Mitch Shiner and the BloomingTones Big Band, debut CD “Fly!”

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Alumnus, Mitch Shiner ( Jazz Studies ’14), is releasing his debut CD, “Fly!” on … Continue reading

IU Jazz in NYC! IU Jazz Ensembles invited to perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Bloomington, IN – Three ensembles from the venerated Jazz Studies program at Indiana University will serve as jazz ambassadors from … Continue reading

Hot Spots: Aaron Neville, Post Modern Jazz Quartet and Jamey Aebersold

Compiled by Marci Creps   The Postmodern Jazz Quartet has become a well-known and established band that plays jazz like … Continue reading

Alumnus Larry Jacobson (MM ’90) named a best-selling author for his book “Ready, Aim, Captivate! Put Magic in Your Message and a Fortune in your Future”

Quoting the press release from T.I.M.E. Institute, LLC “Larry M. Jacobson has become a #1 international best-selling author with his … Continue reading

Caswell Sisters present “Alive in the Singing Air” CD release performance in Bloomington, March 3

After establishing thriving careers under their own names over the last ten years, sisters Rachel and Sara Caswell, both Jacobs … Continue reading

Michael D’Angelo awarded the position of Lecturer in Jazz Studies at the University of North Carolina (Wilmington)

Michael D’Angelo (MM in Jazz Studies 2012) was recently awarded the position of Lecturer in Jazz Studies at the University … Continue reading

Jazz Studies graduate wins 2012 International Society of Bassists David Walter Composition award

Congratulations to jazz studies grad Jeff Greene (from Chicago, Illinois), who has won the International Society of Bassists David Walter Composition … Continue reading

Alumnus Brandon Wozniak featured in Minnesota Public Radio news

Saxophonist Brandon Wozniak (’96) was featured in a June article of MPRnews. Wozniak plays with a number of Twin Cities … Continue reading