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The sound of saxophones fills the air during the Jazz Ensemble performance.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Jazzed to be back

Caitlyn Nichols November 1, 2021

For the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Weber State University Jazz Ensemble returned to the stage for an in-person concert on Oct. 26 in the Allred Theater. The performance...

Joe McQueens saxophone sits waiting for him before the show. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Spotlighting Jazz at Weber State

Landin Griffith February 21, 2019

Weber State University orchestrated its third annual jazz festival at the Val A. Browning Center on Feb. 16. The festival highlighted performances from a few of northern Utah’s middle school and...

McQueen watches as speakers express their admiration for him, and gratitude for his work. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Honoring 100 years of jazz

Landin Griffith February 14, 2019

Jazz musician Joe McQueen celebrated his pre-100th birthday at the Utah State Capitol building on Feb. 7. Friends and family at the celebration honored McQueen for his lifelong devotion to preserving a...

The Marcus Roberts Trio play during the Civic Jazz concert on Sept 16. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Perfect harmony requires a shared stage

Melissa Jensen September 18, 2017

  On Sept. 16, The Weber State University Office of Cultural Affairs with the Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities presented “Civic Jazz” featuring the world-renowned Marcus...

(J. Douglas)

Connecting civics and jazz

Samantha Bunderson September 14, 2017

He's been hailed as the greatest pianist of our generation, triumphing in the jazz scene despite his blindness. On Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m., famed Jazz musician Marcus Roberts and his trio, along with Greg...

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