The UWSP Jazz Ensemble is an 18-piece orchestra featured in concert performances, dance engagements, and festival appearances throughout the year. Union, released in 2012, is the most recent CD in the band's discography and features music from Count Basie to Pat Metheny, as well as student compositions. In addition to recording and performing, the ensemble enjoys frequent collaborations with guest artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Matt Wilson, Bobby McFerrin, Kurt Elling, Donny McCaslin, John Scofield, Dave Douglas, Jeff and John Clayton, and Jeff Hamilton.
Large Jazz Ensembles include UWSP Jazz Ensemble-Mathew Buchman, Director (NFAC 321, 346-4054, email@example.com) and Jazz Lab Band-Brent Turney, Director (NFAC 335, 346-4049, firstname.lastname@example.org) Both section have several performances throughout the year. These ensembles are open to any university student through audition.
Rehearsals: Daily, 11 - 11:50 AM.
Registration: Music 345/545, Section 1 and 2, 1 credit.