NC A&T University Jazz Ensemble
The University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Jonovan Cooper, includes a large big band, smaller jazz combo and a vocal jazz ensemble. Musicians in the jazz ensemble represent many disciplines in the university including, music, biology, engineering, pre-law and more.
Music played includes the classics of bands like Ellington and Basie as well as contemporary standards from the likes of Roy Hargrove and international artists like Mulatu Astatke.
Guest artists such as Clark Terry, Max Roach, Slide Hampton, and Delfeayo Marsalis have performed with the band and the band recently had the opportunity to be coached by the entire Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra under the direction of Wynton Marsalis.
You can connect with the ensemble on Instagram and YouTube.