The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The Jazz Showcase performs in the Theatre Thursday night.

Jazz Showcase shows off Eastern’s jazz department

Kay Reno, Campus Reporter September 22, 2022

On Thursday night, Eastern’s music department held its 2022 Jazz Showcase showing the department’s four different jazz groups. The jazz groups included were the EIU Jazz Lab Band, Birdland Sexlet,...

Xander Wilson, a freshman history major, plays the baritone saxophone at the jazz concert alongside Chuck Israels in the Dvorak Concert Tuesday night

‘Jazz icon’ Chuck Israels visits Eastern Tuesday

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter March 22, 2022

Dubbed a “jazz icon” by Eastern jazz professor Paul Johnston, Chuck Israels took the stage with students and faculty on Tuesday night to perform sets of his own arrangements.   The evening...

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