The Washburn Review

Washburn’s Jazz Bands are in full swing

Steven Dennis

March 10, 2018

A jazz concert by Washburn University’s own jazz bands lit up the night of March 8 in White Concert Hall for an elated audience.The two bands, Washburn University Concert Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra, entertained the listene...

Jazz groups dazzle, perform classics at concert

Steven Dennis

October 16, 2017

Washburn University’s jazz ensembles just can’t stop the beat this October. The concert, which took place Oct. 12 in White Concert Hall, featured Washburn’s three jazz ensembles. Craig Treinen, assistant professor an...

Coleman Hawkins Jazz Camp swings into its third year

Jessica Knieff

June 27, 2017

Young musicians spent a week learning from professionals about what it takes to be a jazz musician at the third annual Coleman Hawkins Jazz Camp.The camp, named for the legendary tenor saxophone player, focused on improvisation, ...

Jazz concert provides a delightful break from classical music

Yash Chitrakar

June 13, 2017

On June 12, at the fourth of ten concerts in the Sunflower Music Festival, the chamber musicians took a break and let jazz performers take the stage. White Concert Hall was packed to see Karrin Allyson on the mic, Stan Kessle...