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Wednesday Feb. 26, 2003 8:00 p.m. Preview Night. University of Notre Dame II. LaFortune Ballroom. Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 6:00 p.m. Evening concert block - Washington Hall: University of Texas-Brownsville One O'Clock . Terry Tomlin, Director. 6:45 p.m. Western Michigan University Jazz Quintet. Trent Kynaston, Director. 7:30 p.m. Central Michigan University Jazz lab 1. Rob Smith, Director. 8: 15 p.m. University of Missouri Kansas City 11 O'Clock Jazz Band. Hal Melia, Director. 9:00 p.m. Western Michigan University Jazz Orchestra. Scott Cowan, Director. 10:00 p.m. Judges' Jam. Greg Tardy, saxophone; , trumpet; Lynne Arriale, piano. Saturday, Mar. 1, 2003 6:00 p.m. Evening concert block begins, Washington Hall. University of Notre Dame Jazz Band I. Larry Dwyer, Director. 6:45 p.m. Millikin University Jazz Band I. Randall Reyman, Director. 7:30 p.m. University of Nevada Reno Jazz Ensemble. David Ake, Director. 8: 15 p.m. University of Jazz Ensemble I. Chip McNeill, Director. 9:00 p.m. Roosevelt University Jazz Band. 9:45 p.m. Southwest Texas State Salsa del Rio. John Lopez, Director. Archives of the University of Notre Dame

Ernie Wilkins Billfl Taylo~ Rev. George ,.,..,Wiliams Ed Thigpin Wiskirchen, CSC 1981 Bill Watrous Past 1970 Richard Abrams Joe Farrell James Williams Leon Breeden Mel Lewis 1993 Foe Farrell Jim McNeely -::Jo;t...:Joe- Faddis

Dan Mor~enstern Dan Morgenstern Bunky Green Ernie Wi ins

l~~c Mike Vax 1971 Richard Abrams 1982 Willis Conover Charlie Haden Rufus Reid -~tors Charlie Haden Shelly Manne 1994 Dan Morgenstern Dan Morgenstern .... 1959 Art Van Damme Leon Thomas Jimm Owens Christopher .2 Frank Holzfiend Gerald Wilson Billy aylor Hollyday 0 t .~ Charles Suber 1972 Jamey Aebersold 1983 Dan Morgenstern \J ::J Robert Trendier Willis Conover Claudio Roditi \J 1960 willis Conover Aynsley Dunbar Ed Shaughnessy \ « Frank Holzfiend Roberta Flack Jim McNeely 1995 Roy Ha~rove • I Dan Mor~enstern Jim Mc eely Robert Share I ' 1)4 ~ Danl Morgenstern Tony Wiliams Butch Miles l ~ i MIILLER Charles Suber George Russell 1984 George Mraz RUSS 1961 Bill Evans 1973 Alvin Batiste Dan MVJcenstern Russ Miller is one of the top Johnny Richards Joe Farrell Paquito DiRivera 'I Bobby atson ~: touring and session drum- George Russell Jimmy Guiffre Danny Gottlieb 1996 Richard Davis I' mers of today. As a Multi- Robert Share ~I Ro~ Hames Charles Suber Platinum, Grammy award Hu ert aws !; Dan Morgenstern Roy H~nes 1962 Don DeMichael winnin recording artist, his Dan Morgenstern 1985 Gene Bertoncini Geoff eezer " 'I musica versatility has led Jimm~ Owens Stanley Cowell Dan Mor~enstern : r Henry Mancici 1974 Char ie Haden Jimmy Heath Wallace oney him to work with an incredi­ Robert Share \' i Dave Holland 1997 Nick Brignola ). " ble list of artists including \ I Charles Suber Butch Miles Sir Roland Hanna r I~ends like Ray Charles, The 1963 Manny Albam Dan Morgenstern Dan Morgenstern :I': Fi h Dimension, & Bobby Leonard Feather Lonnie Liston Smith 1986 Conte Candoli Caldwell through Modern Terry Gibbs ;.' Bill Watrous Alan Dawson Dan Mor~enstern r heroes such as Babyface, Robert Share

1975 Cecil Bridgewater Chuck Israels Lew Solo ~, I Toni Braxton, Nelly Furtado Charles Suber Dee Dee Ellis Marsalis 1998 Carl Allen ,II and Meredith Brooks. As a 1964 Julian Adderly "'~J.uI'C'( Bridgewater Dan Morgenstern Jim McNeely stron~ force on the Los Gary McFarland Hubert Laws Lew Tabackin Charnett Moffett 1:[ Ange es studio scene, Russ Jack DeJohnette 1987 Charlie Haden Claudio Roditi was voted in the top 5 Studio George Russell I ~ Dan Mor~enstern Roy Haynes Frank Wess Drummers in the world, two Robert Share Sonny Ro lins Larry Dwyer Dan Morl-,enstern years in a row, by the Charles Suber 1976 Dan Morgenstern 1999 (I Gre~o~ ardy Joe Farrell Red Rodney Mic ae Mossman Modern Drummer Magazine 1965 Paul Horn Readers Poll. He has per- ~ss Fr~Dk Benn'k Green 1 formed on more than 250 C~on, Bob James ~ Jo n Jr. Chuc Israels Robert Share Dan Morgenstern Danny Gottlieb Jeff Hamilton )1' albums and dozens of inter- Charles Suber I national movies such as flit....~.... 2000 Jimmy Heath Dave Rem~ingto~ Mulgrew Miller Jimmy Owens "Daylight", "0", "Hardball", \ 1966 Don DeMichael 1977 Randlc Brecker Dan Morgenstern James Williams "The Specialist" and "Lethal Quincy Jones Bob ames Lew Tabackin John Clayton, Jr. . , Weapon 4". Along with his Charles Suber Dan Morgenstern Ed Shaughne;r many album credits, he has Billy Taylor , Bob Moses 1989 Jim McNeex 2001 Le~backin two solo albums, Wherels Rev. George David Sanborn Claudio Ro iti Conte Candoli Wiskirchen, CSC One? and ~mbalism on 1978 Ed ShVfehnessy Joanne Brackeen R.M.I Recor s. In addition, 1967 Donald Byrd Hubert Laws ess Frank Richard Davis Russ performs clinics Don DeMichael John Lewis Carl Allen Terri Lyne d throughout the world. Russ 1990 Alan Broadbent .~ ~rin~t~r eo""';.j also has authored two books: William Russo Dan Morgenstern Gerald Wilson 2002 Jim Mc eely The Drum Set Crash Course Lew Tabackin Mark Johnson James Carter ~ Robert Share I and Transitions, along with 1979 Nat Adderley esc..\ Bridgewater 1968 Ray Brown Richard DaVIS Donald Harrison Rodney Whitaker his video, The Drum Set

Dan Mor~enster" Buddy DeFranco 1991 John Robinson Crash Course, all of which Oliver Ne son BunkY Green Eddie Gomez Dan Morl-,enstern were voted the #1 education- e.r,\»citRovert Share Philly Joe Jones Dick Oatts 2003 Gregory ardy al books and video in the Gerald Wilson

Joe Sample Harold Maybem, Jr. Jimm~ Owens world (2001-2002) by 1969 Gary McFarland 1980 Roy Haynes Russ iller Modern Drummer Magazine. Dan Morgenstern Dan Morgenstern Lynne Arriale Dan Morgenstern 1992 John Clayton, Jr. John Clayton Clark Terry Zoot Sims Dan Morgenstern 3 II 4 Archives of the University of Notre Dame

'­ .2 o .~ """D ::;) ~ LYNNEARRIALE GREGTARDY Adjudicator The Lynne Arriale Trio has , the Greg Tardy grew up in a greatest jazz musicians who toured extensively throughout , Pori very musical environment. ever lived. I gained a great Europe, the UK, and the US Festival, and the very presti­ "Living in deal of confidence during in support of their newest gious "100 Golden Fingers" when I was a kid, I was con­ that period." The association release "Inspiration," which tour of Japan, a bill stantly around all different with helped both recently hit # 1 on the nation­ that Lynne shared with jazz types of music. I remember Tardy's playing and his al charts and won the greats , Tommy hearing opera from an early name recognition. After a German CD Critic's Award. Flanagan, Kenny Barron, age (because my parents are second period in St. Louis The trio, featuring bassist, , and Monty both opera singers), church (where he worked with , and drummer, Alexander. Lynne has music and R&B such as Russell Gunn), Tardy moved , has been seduced fans and critics ." Tardy began to New York at the end of described by Grammy alike playing clarinet after third 1994. award-winning jazz critic, with the expressive passion grade, studying classical Gregory Tardy has been a Bob Blumenthal, as "one of and melodic virtuosity which music. While studying classi­ major part of the jazz scene, the most empathetic three­ earned her first place at the cal music in college, he having important associa­ somes in jazz," and as hav­ Great American started being hired on tenor tions with quite a few top ing "a shared metabolism," Competition. She has dedi­ sax for gigs and, after he jazz artists including Tom has been winning accolades cated herself exclusively to was introduced to the music Harrell, Andrew Hill, Dave for its almost telepathic inter­ the Lynne Arriale Trio in of , his clarinet Douglas, , action, forged over the past developing her own unique was left behind to gather Wynton Marsalis, Jay eight years. trio sound in the tradition of dust. He did resume dou­ McShann, , Their unique, lyrical, pas­ the great jazz trios. bling on clarinet again a few James Moody and Rashied sionate voice has captured years ago, but the tenor has Ali. For the fUture, Gregory international audiences at proven to be his main voice. Tardy says, "1 still have a lot Ireland's Cork Festival, The After spending a year play­ of original music that I look i. ing jazz and in St. forward to recording. I hope Louis, Tardy returned to New to keep this band together Orleans where he worked for a long time and continue

I~ with a variety of R&B, funk playing challenging jobs as and jazz groups, and artists a sideman. In general, I just such as trumpeter Nicholas take life day-by-day and try Payton. In 1992, he led his to develop into the best musi­ first album (Crazy Love). cian I can, always dedicat­ "My mother sings a bit on ing my work to God." that record, which makes it particularly special to me. The next year, when Ravi Coltrane left Elvin Jones' band, they were looking for a tenor player and recommended me. It was my big break and sud­ denly I was traveling all over the world with one of the 5 6 Archives of the University of Notre Dame

.... .2 Adjudicator o .~ -0 (] :::l "f ,~ JIMMYOWENS At three years of age, Jimmy are significan; not only does The sheer wizardry of his nominated bassist/compos­ loved to listen to jazz. As he his artistry as a musician, arco bass playing.... er/ conductor John Clayton 1s tells it, "I'd choose a 78 from composer and arranger The patience he exhibits with talents are consistently my father's jazz collection reflect tremendous depth, his students... requested by the movers and and play it on the Victrola. A creativity and beauty; he The provocative notes he shakers in the jazz industry, particular favorite of mine continues to be an articulate, chooses when he such as Quincy Jones and was a picture record of outspoken advocate regard­ composes... Tommy Lipuma. Charlie Shavers performing ing the rights of musicians The empathy he shows when "She's Funny that Way" on and the important role of he produces.... one side and "Dizzy's jazz music in America's cul­ The scintillating sounds he Dilemma" on the other side. ture. coaxes from musicians when Or I'd choose Duke As he recalls the evening, "I he conducts... Ellington's "Stompy Jones" or was center stage with some pale in comparison to his "Tulip or Turnip." Then my of the greatest men in the charisma when you just hear father would scoop me up in historx of jazz, and I wanted him swing! And swing he his arms and we'd dance! to perform something really does. Three time Grammy The best part though, was meaningful. Since jazz music seeing the reflection of me has its rootes in spirituals dancing with my daddy in that later developed into the the living room mirror. blues, I wanted to express By the age of twenty-five, my respect for these men by Jimmy had been a sideman performing a spiritual and with Lionel Hampton, Hank the blues. I looked around. I Crawford, , saw Eubie Blake, Benny Herbie Mann and Duke Carter, , and Ellington. As Jimmy contin­ Paul Robeson. I was standing

ued to expand his musical in the midst of so many of ~ horizons, he participated in the African American people

Trumpet different performing experi­ who had contributed so sig­ \~ ences, such as television, stu­ nificantly to the history of dio work and orchestral American culture. What an work. Between 1969 and incredile moment it was! It 1972, he worked on the reconfirmed for me what I David Frost TV show with had learned in my travels as Billy Taylor, the musical an artist. Jazz is the heart­ director. Also in 1969, he beat of the world." increased his European per­ formances and education workshops throughout the world. Jimmy Owens is an eclectic jazz artist. Hs eclecticism encompasses all facets of the artistry and business of jazz music. His accomplishments 7 8 Archives of the University of Notre Dame

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Saxophones Victor Franco Trent Kynaston, Director The WMU Jazz Quintet is Andy Altamirano, lead alto Pete Guerrero, valve representative of many stu­ Michael Machietto, solo Eddie Paredes, bass dent combos in the Jazz Xavier Gonzalez, solo tenor William Landin, tuba/bass Studies Department at Santiago Castillo, 2nd tenor Rhythm Western Michigan University. Abel Gomez, baritone Daniel Hidalgo, piano The group is comprised of Trumpets Hector Blanco, bass five outstanding young tal­ Victor Martinez, lead Derek Rivera, drums ents, including sophomores Richard de la Riva, solo Frank Lugo, percussion Aaron Kruziki on saxo­

Noe Barbosa Eric Hugonnett, guitar phone, Chris Lawrence on Michael Liendo Vocal trumpet, Andy Szumowski on Trombones Anita Errisuriz drums, and Matt Heredia on Regan Brumley, lead bass, along with junior Dan Kramlich on piano.

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/v>< ~ " 18-member ensemble has London, and are available '. c First organized in 1956, , phil ) received' international on Sea Breeze Vista acclaim for its high perform­ Recordings. Disposable CMU Jazz Lab 1 has been a Woods, John Faddis, Dizzy I" ~ ~,. ~. . "'~ consisten participant in Gillespie, Thad Jones & Mel U ance standards and creative Income, Blue Miles, and :t:o approach to bigband jazz. Sweet Tango were each numerous jazz testivals, Lewis, and Bobby Shrew. Rob Smith, Director u including the Montreaux Now under the direction of t,1 V> Recent recognitions include nominated for Grammy ..: International Jazz Festival Rob Smith (since 2000), twice winners in the college Awards. Their newest CD, Saxophones Trombones o and the North Sea Jazz Jazz Lab 1 has performed in category of the Cosmosis, was released in Jeff Heisler, alto/soprano Mark Breckenridge Festival. For 30 years CMU concerts featuring Randy Saxophones Trombones Down Beat Magazine annual September, 2001. John Phillips, alto/soprano Matt Wicke has hosted the annual Richard Such, Alto 1 Raphael Crawford DB student music awards, a has Brecker, Rufus Reid, Conrad Jonathan Nichol, tenor Rachel McGiness CMU/phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Chris Beckstrom, Alto 2 Chris Van Hof heralded performance in performed with the New Herwig, Frank Mantooth, Rob Ash, tenor Jared Webster Jazz Weekend, which brings Aaron Kruziki, Tenor 1 Jay Melton 's Carnegie York Voices, Tom Harrel" Bob Berg, Adam Nussbaum, Melissa Kane, baritone Rhythm more than 50 high school phil Markowitz and David Fred Glesnes, Tenor 2 Scott Grupke Hall, 20 consecutive , Bob Trumpets Ted Clous, piano ensembles to CMU's Karl van beekam, baritone Outstanding Band recogni­ Berg, Rob McConnell, Billy jazz Liebman. phil Rosas, lead Aaron Gallegos, guitar campus for performances, Trumpets Rhythm tions at the annual Notre Hart, John Clayton, Randy Tim Szymanski Utah Hamrich, bass clinics, and concerts. This Keaton Akins, lead Sam Smiley, guitar Dame Collegiate Jazz Brecker, Kenny Maureen Macpherson, jazz Dan McDonald, drums festival has featured such Doug Pierce, jazz Dan Kramlich, piano Festival, and performances Werner, Conrad Herwig, Eric Bush, jazz prominent jazz artists as Chris Lawrence, jazz Don Sibley, piano for the International John Fedchock, etc. Dave Hester , Maynard Benje Daneman Chris Earley, drums Association of Jazz Ferguson, , Educators Conferences. The ensemble's CD\ Spritely Overdue (1996), 9 Disposable Income (1997L 10 Archives of the University of Notre Dame

c .2... o a.. RO'psev~lt ... ­Q) -0 o t:k:: University ..: Cl. Millikin Uvive!j­ U ~ aZ4 £5 Slty Jazz l:Sano 1 Randall Reyman, Director and I The Millikin Jazz Band, directed by Randall Reyman, has per­ formed at the Wichita Jazz Festival, Notre Dame Jazz The College of music, giving them the tools who's who in the Jazz world as a clinician/adjudicator, Festival, Elmhurst Jazz Festival, University of Northern Performing Arts Jazz to functionally rerform as of Chicago including drum­ and as the leader of Rob Colorado Jazz Festival, Central Illinois Jazz Festival, Western Orchestra consists of 15 freelance, loca musicians in mer Paul Wertico, Laurence Parton's JAZZTECH Big Illinois Jazz Festival, and Illinois Collegiate Jazz Festival. The undergraduate musicians any size city or community. Hobgood, Patricia Barber, Band. band's two CDs, Easy of Love and Swingin' Night and Day, and three graduate students. The band is a regular winner Tom Garling and many other are available from First Step Records. The ensemble consists The band performs many of outstanding soloist and fantastic musician/educators. of undergraduate students majoring in performance, music styles of music, ranging from ensemble awards at the Rob Parton, Director of Jazz education, commercial music, and music business. swing to contemporary. The Elmhurst Jazz Festival every Studies, directs this fine goal of the CCPA Jazz year. Appearances include group and department. Orchestra is to create well the IAJE conventions in New Many people recognize Mr. rounded musicians who will Orleans and Toronto. The Parton through his work as understand all styles of faculty at CCPA is like a jazz educator, often serving Saxophones Alan Hott Michael Fenoglio, alto Caleb Willitz Lucas Martell, alto Kevin Chunko Casey Fitzpatrick, tenor Rhythm Brad Galvin, baritone Christ Reyman, piano Salsa del Rio is a dynamic 15­ Orquesta de la Luz, Trumpets John Cardoni, guitar piece band which was found­ Cubanismo, Celia Cruz, and Justin Rutherford Darin Holthaus, drums ed as a music ensemble at SouthY(est Le as many others. Salsa Del Rio Rob Slater Dan Hartman, bass Southwest Texas State has performed in various Christ Strong University in the Fall of 1995. international, state and local Trombones ~a The group specializes in Latin ~ venue"s and continues to grow ~tat~e Ben Bullock sounds and rhythms that and expand musically. The 10 include salsa, merengue, group has also recorded two mambo, descarga, cha-cha­ CDs at the Fire Station Studios. Univ~rsitv cha, and boleros. Some of the Que Siga La Tradicion was - of popular artists we study released in the Spring of 2000 include: Tito Puente, Gloria and Salsa En Mi Alma is K~vadQ R'eno Estefan, Ruben Blades, Poncho scheduled to be released in Sanchez, Olga Tanon, the spring of 2002. Jazz Lombo Saxophones Travis Davis, piano Gene Centeno, alto Daniel Phodes, boss guitar The UNR Jazz Quartet is comprised of Peter Epstein on saxo­ Richard Garcia, tenor Ron Garza, bongos phones, Grant Levin on piano, Sam Minaie on bass, and Trumpets Matt Holmes, congas Matt Mayhall on drums. In addition to playing in various Jonathan Rickman Roland, timbales ensembles at the University of Nevada - Reno, the four mem­ Nixon Guerrero Eric Martin, vibraphone bers of this group have participated extensively in the many gigging opportunities found in the Reno area including show­ Trombones Peter Epstein, saxophone Sam Minaie, bass bands, jazz gigs, recording sessions, and orchestras. The Nathan Rolfe Grant Levin, piano Matt Mayhall, drums Zol Waterhouse group's musical influences encompass everything from Duke Lead and Coros Ellington and to , Drum & Sabrina Craig Bass, Balkan folk music, and European classical music. Michael Zamora Angie Garcia Coros Jessica Zentner Flute Amanda Rucker Rhythm

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11 0' Clocl< Jazz ~ana Jazz Band I Saxophones Trumpets Justin Hager Emily Spargo, bass Mark Coughlan, alto Ryan Berndt Paul Epstein Stephen Schwall, drums David Taffany, alto Aaron McLeran Colin Quinn Daniel Surrett, drums Logan Biles, tenor Erin Allen Omar Arizpe Andi Hlabse, tenor Tristan Butterfield Rhythm Bryan Piccirillo, baritone & Kelly Hager Tom Mulherin, piano clarinet Trombones Joseph Nava, guitar

The UMKC 11 O'Clock Jazz of big band charts to all par­ ence with conducting a big available to students byaudi­ Band was formed in 2000 as ticipating students who want band, along with pointers to tion only, and has become a means for a growing num­ them. These students then help improve their skills in more competitive as our Jazz ber of students to participate take their chart home, front of a group. Since Program becomes more in Jazz at the Conservatory. research a recording, pre­ many of the education established in the national intended as an pare the score, and bring it majors will eventually have arena. Conducted by educational setting, the back to the band. The chart jazz groups as a part of their Assistant Professor ot Jazz instrumentation is that of a is then conducted and/or teaching duties, this training Studies Hal Melia, the band Jazz Big Band, with 5 saxo­ rehearsed by the student, experience has been found to has been accepted to per­ phones, 4 trumpets, 4 trom­ and the other ensemble be quite helpful in preparing form at the Notre Dame Jazz bones, and 5 rhythm (piano, members critique the student them for life after the Festival in 2003, and we guitar, bass, drums, and per­ conductor's performance and Conservatory. look forward to many more cussion). techniques. This process Originally open to all inter­ performance and outreach One unique aspect of this gives prospective music ested parties, the UMKC 11 opportunities for these stu­ group entails the handing out teachers a hands-on experi­ O'Clock Jazz Band is now dents in the years to come. Jazz Band 1 is the University Junior Parents Weekend, jazz orchestras, as well as and served as a CJF judge

~ of Notre Dame's premier OF, and Spring concert. interesting originals. in 1987, prior to returning jazz ensemble, primarily Each year some 40 students At CJF, director Larry Dwyer now to Notre Dame for his Trumpets Andy Molitoris consisting of non-music are involved in ND's two twice was named Best second year as faculty direc­ Jim Martincic Tara Craven maiors from every college jazz bands and the jazz Trombonist, won a special Levi Morris Andy Driscoll tor of the jazz program. and graduate school at the combo. The Jazz Band Lindsay Nichols Rhythm Section commendation for iazz university. Jazz Band 1 per­ repertoire includes the music Clint Ashlock Ryan Wurtz, guitar piano, was the student forms every year at four Saxophones David Moore, piano of Ellington, Basie, Ferguson, leader of Notre Dame's jazz Jack Bates, alto 1 Brian Wilson, bass major events: Fall concert, Clayton, and other great band and combo in 1966, Matt Crandall, alto 2 Brian Hicks, bass Hunter Long, tenor 1 Sam Wisman, drums Jeff Timmons, tenor 2 Brett Baxter, drums Brenna Hayes, bari Trombones Seth Merenbloom

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Chip McNeill, Director Saxophones Baritones ponsor a.oy Kevin Carrier, alto Sergio Rodriguez Nicole Stevenson, alto Britta Langsdon Jay Miglia, tenor Celina Peterson Rytas Vygantas, tenor Jim Siders Juan Turros, baritone Rhythm Trumpets Dan Hollander, piano ttie Stu ent Ari Brown Paul Musser, bass David Diamond Young Kim, guitar Steve Roberts Jay Ferguson/Chris Baker­ phil France Drums nio Boar~.

For over thirty years, the guest artists such as jazz University of Illinois Jazz composers Maria Schneider Band has established a repu­ and George Lewis as well as tation for excellence through performers such as Rick 574 631-7757 performances in Europe, the Margitza, and . , and through­ Directed by Chip McNeill, out the United States. the UI Jazz Ensembles and Significant performances Combos maintain an active include the International performance schedule within Association of Jazz the community and interna­ 01 aFortune Educators Convention and tionally. the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. The UI Jazz Band has been recognized for outstanding performance Stu ent Center. at a variety of national festi­ vals, including the Intercollegiate Jazz Festival We thankyou for your support. at St. Louis, and the Collegiate Jazz Festival at Notre Dame. In recent years, the band has been featured in perfomance with 15 Archives of the University of Notre Dame Archives of the University of Notre Dame