Jazz Lab

Jazz Lab

Jazz has been a part of Central Michigan University since 1956, when the "Swingin' Chips" were organized. Students at CMU can participate in - Jazz Lab I, Jazz Central, JazzBone ensemble and jazz percussion groups. Auditions for jazz bands generally take place the first week of classes.

Highlights in Jazz each year include:

* A performance at the Ford International Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival

* Performances by all three jazz ensembles as part of the CMU/Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Weekend in Mid-February.

Faculty

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Saxophone Day Guest Artist Chien-Kwan Lin

Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.

Guest Artist Composer Lori Laitman

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.

Faculty Artists: Crescent Duo

Date: Thursday, April 2, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: $5 public, $3 students/seniors. Tickets are available at the Central Box Office by calling 774-3000.

CMU Percussion Ensemble

Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.

Central Foundation

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Staples Family Concert Hall
Price: This concert is free and open to the public.
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