Jazz One

Drake University’s Jazz Ensemble One, under the direction of the Fred and Patty Turner Professor of Jazz Studies, Andrew Classen, is the University’s premier jazz ensemble.

The band has recorded several albums and toured throughout the United States and abroad, performing at the internationally renowned Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands.

Named an Outstanding College Jazz Ensemble at the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire Jazz Festival, Drake Jazz Ensemble One has also performed at the Notre Dame Jazz Festival, Elmhurst Jazz Festival, University of Kansas Jazz Festival and Iowa Jazz Championships.

Jazz Ensemble One meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:20 to 1:50 p.m. in the Turner Jazz Center

Fine Arts Events
September 26, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
September 27, 2014
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
September 27, 2014
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Fine Arts News
September 18, 2014
Three writers from the University of Iowa International Writing Program will be visiting Drake University on Sept. 23 for a presentation titled “Being a Writer in the World: Writing as World Citizenship.”
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