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  • Jazz Ensemble II Fall Concert

    The Marshall University Jazz Ensemble II will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. Come and enjoy a wide variety of jazz styles, from Count Basie to Great American Songbook classics. Free and open to the public to attend.

  • Jazz Ensemble I Second Fall Concert

    The Marshall University Jazz Ensemble I will present its second fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus. “We will present some contemporary, large jazz ensemble music from the late, great trumpet player Roy Hargrove, some canonic works by Duke Ellington, as well as some new takes on ...

  • 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 ...