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  • Jazz Ensemble I Concert on October 3rd

    Jazz Ensemble I will present its first concert of the 2018-2019 academic year at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. The band will perform an eclectic mix of classic big band compositions from Count Basie, Duke Pearson, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, and Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band, as ...

  • Jazz Combo I to return to Elk City Records for #HERDJAZZ in the Capital City

    Following a successful launch in 2017, #HERDJAZZ in the Capital City returns to Elk City Records on Charleston’s revitalized West Side for two performances this fall. Marshall Jazz Combo I will perform from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and Saturday, Nov. 17, in the store located at 311 Washington St. W. in Charleston. #HERDJAZZ in the Capital ...

  • Top jazz pianists chosen for Ellis Marsalis International Piano Competition

    Seven of the world’s best jazz piano players have been selected as finalists in the Ellis Marsalis International Piano Competition and will compete for top prize Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, in downtown Huntington. The competition will take place at Missio Dei Church on the upper level of Pullman Square and is free and open ...

  • Marshall, Nu Jazz Agency to host International Jazz Festival June 19-23

    Marshall University, in partnership with the Nu Jazz Agency, will host the inaugural Huntington International Jazz Festival (huntingtonjazzfest.org) June 19-23 in Huntington, in conjunction with the Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition June 22-23 on the Huntington campus. The Jazz Piano Competition is among the largest competitions of its type in the world, and will be ...

 


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