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PLAY ON — Members of the NMU Jazz Band play during a performance. The NMU Jazz Festival will be returning to campus this week for its annual celebration of music, performance and education.

Jazz Festival to feature performances and education clinics

Joad Blaauw-Hara March 21, 2023

High school bands from around the state will be attending the annual NMU Jazz Festival this week, which runs from March 22-24. The festival will feature prolific jazz composer and trombonist Dean Sorenson...

LIVE MUSIC — The NMU Jazz Band performing at the direction of Mark Flaherty, head of the department of music, at a previous NMU Jazz Ensembles concert. Both the NMU Jazz Band and three combos will be performing in their last concert of the fall semester this Wednesday.

Jazz Ensembles to perform in last concert of the semester

Andie Balenger November 14, 2022

The NMU Jazz Ensembles will be performing in their second concert of the fall semester this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Reynolds Recital Hall. This concert will feature the NMU Jazz Band, a full-size...

ONE, TWO, THREE—The Jazz Band prepares for its second concert of the semester with director Mark Flaherty. 
Photo courtesy of NMU Communications and Marketing

Jazz Band offers musical selections for all at upcoming concert

Jesse Wiederhold November 14, 2019

Saxophones, trombones, trumpets and more will ring through the auditorium as jazz band students perform modern pop culture music, instrumental works and student compositions.  The NMU Jazz Band...

NMU Jazz Band opens season with ‘big band Beatles’

Nolan Krebs October 11, 2012

The NMU jazz band will be playing the tunes of the Fab Four as they kick off the 2012-13 season on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the Reynolds Recital Hall. The jazz band, which usually hosts two concerts per...

Rock and jazz to fill the air at NMU

Marcellino Signorelli September 6, 2012

“Music to Feed the Soul Concert: A Hunger Relief Fundraiser Event” opens its doors at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center. The event is to help gather donations...

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