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Overview

 

Jazz Band (MUS 231-232) is dedicated to building a repertoire of jazz standards and developing skills in jazz improvisation.  The band performs each semester for events both on and off campus.  Jazz Band is offered for one credit per semester and is open by audition.  Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:45-5:00 p.m.  Scholarships are available by audition only.  For more information contact Dr. Lynn L. Petersen.

Fall Concert, December 8, 2015

The Carroll College Jazz Band will present its Fall Concert in the Carroll Theatre on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.  Carroll students led by Dr. Lynn Petersen will perform a variety of popular and jazz standards.  Call (406) 447-4303 for more information.

Photos from Fall 2014 Concert

Jazz ConcertThe Carroll College Jazz Band presented its Fall concert, "Beats," in the Carroll Theatre on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

Fifteen Carroll students and guests led by Dr. Lynn Petersen performed a variety of popular and jazz standards.  The program included Miles Davis' All Blues, Chick Corea's Spain, Bobby Timmons' Moanin', Sammy Nestico's Katy, and Mongo Santamaria's Afro Blue.  Vocalists joined the band on Mr. Zoot Suit, On Broadway, Sway, You've Got a Friend in Me from "Toy Story," and the holiday classic Santa Baby.  A Dixieland combo pperformed Wolverine Blues.

See photos from the Fall 2014 Concert

Jazz in the Cube, TBA, Fall 2015

The Carroll College Jazz Band will give a concert in the Campus Center (Cube) at 4:00 p.m.  Carroll students led by Dr. Lynn Petersen will perform a variety of popular and jazz standards.  Free admission.  Call (406) 447-4303 for more information.

Fall 2015 Jazz Band Auditions

Students may audition now for the Jazz Band for Fall Semester 2015.  Contact Dr. Lynn Petersen at (406) 447-4303 or lpeterse@carroll.edu.