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EIU Jazz Ensemble releases new album

Staff Report

April 18, 2019

The EIU Jazz Ensemble released an album and named it after Charleston’s zip code—“61920.” Samuel Fagaly, director of Eastern’s Jazz Studies program, said the album began production in the spring of 2015 and is comprised of 12 pieces by current and former jazz students. The last time the EIU...

60th annual Jazz Festival hosts clinics for students, competitions

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2019

The Jazz Festival was hosted at the Doudna Fine Arts Center over the weekend, bringing in students from high schools and middle schools in Illinois and Indiana eager to showcase their musical talents and hear from Eastern’s own jazz ensemble. The festival also featured bands from Monticello High School,...

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