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Get into the swing of things with jazz. (Photograph by Alicia Garnache)

The jazz ensemble and jazz combo present ‘Classic Jazz’

Al Harrison directs his final concertBy Alyssa Roat | Contributor At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, the Taylor University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will present “Classic Jazz” in the Rediger Chapel Auditorium. The band members are excited to share their music. “If you’re not tapping your foot, we’re […]

by · April 27, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Each of these Jungle Cat band members have their own cat names. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Meet the Jazzy Jungle Cats

They’ve got brassBy Grace Hooley | Echo “A-one, a-two, a-one, two, three . . .” Cue the toe-tapping and swing dancing. One of Taylor’s musical gems, the Jungle Cats, has been bringing jazz to Taylor’s campus for four years, and these nine men bring this music to life through their […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(L to R) Senior Grason Poling, sophomore Michael Granata and seniors Matt Thornburg and Evan Miyakawa enjoy Woodshed Wednesday in front of Wengatz. (Photo by Halie Owens)

Jazzing Taylor with a little Woodshed

The story behind Woodshed WednesdayBy Grace Hooley | Echo You are walking out of the library after a brutal two-hour study session on Wednesday afternoon. You made it through your day, including: a class where you forgot to read chapter ten (and the professor gave a pop quiz), chapel (where […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Hitting the high notes

Hitting the high notes

Trombones, trumpets and brass filled the air several weeks ago at the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival. Taylor came out on top, winning three outstanding solo awards.

by · March 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment

The musician’s great commission

Jazz ensemble concert previews spring break ministry tour to Ecuador By Chelsea Molin, Contributor The Taylor Jazz Ensemble has recently picked up a bit of a Latin flavor. At 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, the 20-member band will present “Concert of Sacred Jazz” in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall. The musical […]

by · November 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment