Open to saxophonists, trombonists, trumpeters, percussionists, guitarists, bassists and pianists regardless of academic major. The ensemble involves study, rehearsal, and performance of selected literature of all styles and more specifically explores a variety of big-band, jazz, jazz-rock, Latin, funk and other styles of jazz music. The jazz ensemble works with a variety of soloists from vocalists to instrumentalists.
- Jazz combos may be selected from the Jazz Ensemble membership.
- The ensemble performs a minimum of two concerts per year.
- Admission is by audition at the discretion of the director.