Western Michigan University Jazz Studies - Kalamazoo, MI - Jazz@WMU

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Songsmith Collective CD Release Event

Featuring the Advanced Jazz Ensemble directed by Andrew Rathbun w/ Scott Cowan-Trumpet and Greg Jasperse-vocals

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The work done by these young musicians reflect their curiosity, which jazz is about – the unanswered question, the constant searching.

—-Luciana Souza, Grammy awarded Brazilian jazz singer and composer

 

 

 

March 13-14, 2015
Saxophonist Miguel Zenon in residence and the guest artist at the 35th Annual Western Invitational Jazz Festival.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Saxophonist Steve Wilson and Wilsonian’s Grain

Featuring George Colligan-piano, Ugonna Okegwo-bass, Bill Stewart-drums
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“The Jazz Studies program at WMU offers conservatory training within a major university as well as accessible, first-rate faculty.  A great place for the development of gifted young musicians.”

- Fred Hersch, Visiting Faculty Artist