Jazz Ensemble meets on Wednesday evenings, 7:00-8:50, and performs a wide variety
of jazz styles.
The Jazz Ensemble tailors itself to each term's musicians and expanding performers'
knowledge of various jazz styles and their characteristic sounds. Students, faculty,
and community members who play jazz instruments (drumset, guitar, acoustic/electric
bass, keyboard, reeds, trumpets, trombones) gather in TL123 to rehearse jazz standards
and develop their own distinctive skills. The group performs selectively during the
terms, and valuable connections in the greater world of jazz in Columbus are also
fostered. Jazz Ensemble can be taken for course credit, or on a no-credit option.
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