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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.

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

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