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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

All-Campus Jazz Ensembles to perform Tuesday

By Brooke McAfee The All-Campus Jazz Ensemble and All-Campus Jazz Combo is open to all majors so IU students can … Continue reading

Jacobs ensembles to perform Latin jazz

By Brooke McAfee “A Night of Latin Jazz” is not about simply sitting and listening to a concert, Latin Jazz … Continue reading

Jacobs concert to feature jazz vocal ensembles

By Brooke McAfee The challenge for the musicians in the Vocal Jazz Ensemble and IUnison is to realize every voice … Continue reading

Liberation Music Collective helps spread socially conscious messages through jazz

IU Communications Student Experience Blog When most people think of protest music, they think of John Lennon’s “Give Peace a … Continue reading

DownBeat: Jazz Educator Steve Zegree Dies at 61

DownBeat Magazine 3/11/2015 Steve Zegree, an internationally respected vocal jazz educator who was also an accomplished pianist and choral conductor, … Continue reading

Celebration honors Indiana jazz legends

By Brandon Cook   Blue lights illuminated a giant, superimposed image of three “Indiana Jazz Legends” Saturday night in the … Continue reading

New jazz ensemble debuts

By Brandon Cook   Jacobs School of Music master’s student and award-nominated jazz guitarist Matt MacDougall led the debut concert … 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

New CD from IU Jazz faculty member Dave Stryker

IU jazz faculty member Dave Stryker adds to his prolific recorded output with his latest CD project: Eight Track. The … Continue reading