The Jazz Band provides a classic Big Band ensemble experience university students. The group is composed of the standard big band instrumentation of four or five trumpets, four or five trombones, five woodwinds, piano, bass, guitar, drums, vocalist and miscellaneous percussion. The Ensemble performs at festivals, on-campus concerts, churches and with world-class jazz artists. In addition to great performance opportunities, the ensemble provides future musicians/educators with the basics of jazz musicianship, techniques and education.
The Jazz Band is selected from students that attend the “Open Reading Session” held on the first day of Class at 6pm. The group is open to non-music majors. Instruments are available for use by students enrolled in the ensemble.
For more information on the PLNU Jazz Band contact Prof. John Dally (JohnDally@pointloma.edu)