Jazz Ensemble

The Mercer Jazz Ensemble is a traditional 17-piece big band which honors America’s rich cultural heritage through performance of masterworks by Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Frank Foster and other luminaries from the golden age of jazz.

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Interested in Jazz?

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Dr. Monty Cole

Director of Jazz Studies
Applied Clarinet & Saxophone
Chair of Instrumental Music
Associate Professor

Office: (478) 301-4134
E-mail: cole_mc@mercer.edu