Jazz

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Revel in the sounds of the Friends University big bands and jazz combos. The 2014-15 jazz season includes appearances by world-class guest artists that you will not want to miss! Under the direction of Lisa Hittle, the student jazz groups will entertain and amaze you with their talent and passion for playing the music of the jazz greats.

FALL 2015 EVENTS

JAZZ CONCERT with Cyrus Chestnut and vocalist Connaitre Miller

Oct. 2, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$9 adults; $6 seniors; $6 students

CASADO JAZZ NIGHT with Paul McKee

Oct. 7, 2015, at 8 p.m.
Casado Campus Center - Free

JAZZ MEETS BROADWAY

with Jazz Ensemble I , Soulstice
and Jazz Vocal Ensemble
Oct. 20, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$9 adults; $6 seniors; $6 students

JAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE AND JAZZ ENSEMBLE II CONCERT

Nov. 6, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$9 adults; $6 seniors; $6 students

JAZZ CONCERT with Tanya Darby

Nov. 20, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$9 adults; $6 seniors; $6 students

SPRING 2016 EVENTS

23rd ANNUAL JAZZ FESTIVAL JAZZ VOCAL CONCERT

with The University of North Texas Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Directed by Jennifer Barnes
Feb. 19, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$9 adults; $6 seniors; $6 students

23rd ANNUAL JAZZ FESTIVAL HEADLINER CONCERT with The Edmond Jazz Orchestra

Feb. 20, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$9 adults; $6 seniors; $6 students

CASADO JAZZ NIGHT with Brad Leali

March 23, 2016, at 8 p.m.
Casado Campus Center - Free

SENIOR JAZZ NIGHT CONCERT

April 1, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$9 adults; $6 seniors; $6 students

JAZZ VOCAL ENSEMBLE CONCERT

April 8, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Sebits Auditorium
$9 adults; $6 seniors; $6 students

VIDEOS & SOUND CLIPS

Jazz I Cuba Documentary - It's All Good with Sierra Scott

Jazz Ensemble 1

Soulstice Jazz Combo

Vocal Jazz Ensemble