Bassist, composer Anthony Cox at MSUM April 1

Prominent Minneapolis bassist and composer Anthony Cox will be at MSUM Friday, April 1 for a master-class, convocation and a concert. He has recorded with Dewey Redman, Geri Allen, Arthur Blythe, Mike Cain, Uri Caine and many others. EVENTS FRIDAY, APRIL 1st Music Industry Convocation 11:30 a.m. * Center for the Arts 100 (Band-room) Free and open to the public

History of Jazz meets Tuesday evenings

Jazz has been referred to as the only musical art form born in America. From its roots to the music of the present day, every type of jazz created will be discussed, analyzed and listened to in class. In class performances and guest lecturers will illuminate topics relevant to specific instruments and genres. The instructor, Dr. Allen Carter, has been […]

Allen Carter’s Big Band returns Sept. 6

Associate Professor of Music Allen Carter’s 17-piece Monday Night Big Band returns for its first performance of the new season on Labor Day, Monday, September 6 at 8 p.m. at Studio 222 located at 222 Broadway in Fargo. The band, comprised of the finest jazz musicians in the region, performs once a month (typically the first Monday of the month) and […]

MSUM Jazz Ensemble, Tri-College Combos win awards at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival

MSUM Jazz groups had a successful trip to the 2010 Eau Jazz Festival this past weekend taking four out of seven awards possible. MSUM Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Allen Carter, received third place; Tri-College Combo II, under the direction of Simon Rowe, received second place; Tri-College Combo I, under the direction of Nick Fryer, received first place and an award for “Best Soloist” going to Chris Schuster (NDSU). Don’t miss the now award-winning MSUM Jazz Ensemble this Thursday, April 22 with Jazz Trumpeter Marvin Stamm at 7:30 p.m. in the Hansen Theatre.