Jazz Festival Concert
Saturday, February 22nd, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Guest Artists Jeff Phillips, keyboard, Craig Whittaker, saxophone, and Jon Metzger, vibes
Spring Concert: "A Tribute to the Blues"
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Guest Artist Chip Newton, guitar
Under the direction of Associate Professor Matthew Buckmaster, the jazz ensemble celebrates the 100th birthday of St. Louis Blues with a tribute to the blues in all its many manifestations.
The Elon University Jazz Ensemble recently completed a tour of The Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark. The Jazz Ensemble performed for 5,000 plus jazz fans at the Darling Market outside of The Hague, performed at The International School of Hamburg for more than 500 students from more than 20 different countries, performed for US Consul General Karen Johnson, invited foreign dignitaries, and journalists at "The Little White House" (the US Embassy) in Hamburg, gave improvisation workshops at the Roskilde Music School, and received a standing ovation and two encore requests at The Roskilde Jazz Days Festival near Copenhagen.
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