Author Archives: Jacobs School of Music

Jacobs School faculty to perform at the Sixth Annual B’Town Jazz Fest

Now in its sixth year, B’Town Jazz Fest will once again take place at the Monroe County Convention Center, in … Continue reading

IU Jazz Faculty and Alumni Voted into DownBeat Critics Poll

by Scott Gotschall Congratulations to the IU faculty and alumni who were selected for the 2016 Downbeat Critics Poll! The … Continue reading

Dave Stryker is on a Roll! New CD Eight Track II

by Scott Gotschall Congratulations to IU Jazz faculty member Dave Stryker, who appears this month in both Jazz Times magazine … Continue reading

IU Jazz Launches Jazz Alumni Hall of Fame

by Scott Gotschall and Tom Walsh At the 2016 Jazz Celebration concert on April 23, seven individuals were inducted into … Continue reading

1965-66 IU Jazz Ensemble 50-Year Reunion

by Tom Walsh This past spring members of the 1965-66 IU Jazz Ensemble gathered in Bloomington May 27-29 to commemorate … Continue reading

A Life-Altering Event: The 1966 IU Jazz Ensemble U.S. State Department Near East & South Asia Cultural Exchange Concert Tour

By Craig Andrews (B.M. 1969) On January 29, 1966, the Indiana University Jazz Ensemble – known as the “first” of … Continue reading

John Fedchock Teaches at IU in Spring 2016

by A.J. O’Reilly, Tom Walsh, and Scott Gotschall   In the Spring of 2016, with Professor Brent Wallarab away on … Continue reading

New Plummer Jazz Sextet Travels to Graz, Austria

by Scott Gotschall and Tom Walsh   This past spring the Jazz Studies department launched the Indiana University Jacobs School … Continue reading

Remembering David Baker

by Scott Gotschall   On March 26th, 2016, the Jacobs School of Music lost long-time faculty member David Baker, Chair … Continue reading

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