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Meditations on Music: Jazz Faculty Big Band Concert

Any student in the jazz department is undoubtedly familiar with the faculty jazz combo and its various combinations, but concerts from the big band are a whole lot rarer. Fortunately, though, their talents did not go unheard on Feb. 1 when they performed the music of Dave Rivello, a bandleader and teacher at Eastman. Written

Album Review: Sk8 City High School All-Star Jazz Band’s “Ranch Generation”

There is nothing quite like a Sk8 City show. Their tenacious voracity is omnipresent, rearing its head in dense music and comedic moments. If you have seen them, there is no doubt you have had Easy Mac thrown at you, laughed at their goofy quips or stood in awe at a particular otherworldly musical moment,

LUJE and Jazz Band celebrate Jazz Weekend

On Saturday, Nov. 5, the Fred Sturm Jazz Celebration Weekend continued with performances from the Lawrence University Jazz Band and Lawrence University Jazz Ensemble (LUJE) in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. The song selection featured a wide range of jazz that excited and inspired the audience. The performance commenced with the Jazz Band’s first tune, “Rat

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble present “Foundation”

On Saturday, October 15, Lawrence University’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble performed in their first concert of the year. The concert was appropriately titled “Foundation” and showcased the two premiere bands at Lawrence playing several touching and mesmerizing works. Symphonic Band, conducted by Assistant Professor of Music Education and Associate Director of Bands Matthew Arau

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