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Waiting for Weight. Top jazz bands should be weighted.

Waiting for Weight. Top jazz bands should be weighted.

Bryce Cheng

December 14, 2017

Going into my fourth and final year of the jazz program at CHS, I can’t help but feel excited and sad at the same time. From the talented group of musicians to the dedicated directors, this program has nurtured a valuable progression both in my musicianship and overall character. With that being sa...

Jazzing It Up: Emma Hedrick, Luke Belcher, Will Rice

Jazzing It Up: Emma Hedrick, Luke Belcher, Will Rice

Adhi Ramkumar

September 16, 2016

  Can you describe your personal history with music? Are there any jazz performers who inspired you? Hedrick (EH): I joined the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, and we did some jazz music. We learned “It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)” by Duke Ellington, and I really liked ...

Finding the Perfect Balance

Finding the Perfect Balance

News

April 20, 2016

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, one of the few months that gives music, or any art form for that matter, publicity. So, choosing to be a professional musician—a field that is not known for its job demand, much less its chances for success—can be daunting. However, Xavier Searle, Jazz I trum...

Ball State Jazz Festival removed from agenda, Jazz Bands adapt

Ball State Jazz Festival removed from agenda, Jazz Bands adapt

Beats

December 12, 2014

Usually around April every year, the four Jazz Bands go to the Ball State Jazz festival where they can hang out with friends, listen to music and perform. This year, this is not the case, as the four Jazz bands will not be able to go to the festival due to conflicts in their calendar. According to An...

Jazz Ensemble I to perform Music for Miracles at Palladium May 18

Jazz Ensemble I to perform Music for Miracles at Palladium May 18

Author Archives

May 15, 2014

Jazz Ensemble I will perform in Music for Miracles at the Palladium on May 18 from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m., according to Michael Pote, Director of Jazz Ensembles. “[Music for Miracles] is a fundraiser combining performing arts students from across the Carmel school district to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital,” Leo Biette,  organizer fo...

Roof bands expect smaller crowd tonight

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May 1, 2008

By: Renny Logan and <rlogan@hilite.org> In previous years, Jazz at the Roof has been a stunning performance that has attracted a more than sufficient audience. This year, however, it is scheduled on a weeknight. Alex Metz, Jazz 2 trombonist and senior, said this might affect the crowd the e...