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Doudna to host jazz lab band concert

Members of the Eastern Illinois University Jazz Lab Band performing on November 20, 2014 in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Qian Cheng, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2015

The EIU Jazz Lab Band will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Theatre of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. This event will be free and open to the public. Paul Johnston, the director of the EIU Jazz Lab Band, said this concert is different from previous concerts. Johnston also said...

Endowment Fund helps jazz department

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

November 11, 2015

Ticket sales from the Faculty Jazz Concert Sunday generated more money for an endowment fund created about seven years ago. This same fund is used to not only bring in guest artists to Eastern, but it is also used for buying equipment, taking students on trips and anything else the jazz department...

Jazz groups put on free show at Doudna

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2015

Eastern’s jazz studies program will be giving its first live performance in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Theatre of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The performance will feature five jazz groups including the jazz ensemble, jazz lab band, Vanguard Sextet, Birdland Sextet and the Bl...

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