The 20-member OSU Large Jazz Ensemble features the most outstanding jazz saxophones, trumpets, trombones and rhythm section players on the campus. The group performs professional level repertoire and holds concerts on campus and around the state of Oregon. Recent performances have included compositions from Jim McNeeley, James Miley, Douglas Detrick and John Hollenbeck as well as concerts and clinics with guest artists and performers. In addition to contemporary and new composers, the Jazz Ensemble studies and performs classic repertoire from Count Basie, Thad Jones, Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
Membership by audition.
Director: Ryan Biesack
Rehearsals: MW 4:00-5:50 pm
If you wish to take this ensemble for academic credit, you must register for MUS 158 / 358