Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble in concert
 A sax soloist stands during Jazz Ensemble concert
Closeup of the trombones during Jazz Ensemble concert

The Miami University Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jeremy Long, is the premiere big band at Miami and performs in a wide variety of styles with a focus on the enduring music made famous by the orchestras of Stan Kenton, Woody Herman and Count Basie, and composers such as Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, and Charles Mingus. The internationally known jazz artists who have been featured with the ensemble include Benny Golson, Donald Byrd, Robin Eubanks, Bill Watrous, John Fedchock, Wayne Bergeron, Jim Snidero, and Lee Konitz. The Jazz Ensemble has been invited to appear at jazz festivals, educational conferences and schools, including the Saturday evening slot at the 44th Annual Elmhurst Jazz Festival.

Auditions

Students interested in Jazz Ensemble should complete the Student Info Form and enroll in MUS 100K. Auditions will be held during the first two class meetings. Schedule an audition via the course calendar in Canvas (when available). Results will be published on Canvas by Friday. 

For more information, contact Jeremy Long, jeremy.long@miamioh.edu