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Jazz

The UCA Jazz Program is one of the strongest in the region.  It offers students the opportunity to experience the diversity of jazz styles and literature with numerous performing opportunities.

Jazz I

 

Jazz I is the top jazz ensemble at UCA.  Led by Mr. Larry Jones, the group performs three concerts per semester in addition to various jazz festivals locally and nationally.

 

Jazz II is the second jazz ensemble at UCA. it is led by Mr. Christian Carichner and focuses on the standard literature of the 40s, 50s, and 60s. The development of different jazz styles as well as improvisation is the primary focus of this ensemble. This group shares concerts with Jazz Ensemble I.

Jazz II

 

Dixieland Band

Dixieland Band

The Dixieland Band performs in the traditional New Orleans style with banjo, tuba, drums, piano, sax, trumpet, trombone, and clarinet.