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Jazz has a glorious history, but it's also a music of boundless curiosity, brash experimentation and an ever-changing set of tools. Such is the complex landscape covered by Jazz Night in America, which curates this playlist from music heard on the show. Consider it a modern jazz survey at ground level, from stone classics to state-of-the-art jams.

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MU School of Music

On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we were joined by Paul Crabb. He came by to tell us about an upcoming performance from the University Singers.


MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music, Stefan Freund stopped by to tell us about an upcoming guest performance from Bassoonist Michael Harley and Pianist Phillip Bush. The performance will include a piece that Stefan Freund composed for Michael Harley.

MU School of Music

On this week’s episode of Mizzou Music we were joined by MU Associate Professor of Voice Steven Tharp and Vocal Student Jordan Ulrich. They stopped by to tell us about an upcoming Collaborative Recital of Voice and Fortepiano.


MU School of Music

Joining us this week on Mizzou Music is Tim Howe, Associate Professor of Trombone at MU. He came by to discuss the upcoming recital from The Mizzou Brass, A Faculty Ensemble here at Mizzou.


MU School of Music

Joining us this week on Mizzou Music is Stefan Freund, Artistic Director of the Mizzou New Music Initiative. He stopped in to tell us about the Mizzou New Music Ensemble and their upcoming performance.


MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music we caught up with Brian Silvey, MU’s Director of Bands. He dropped by to tell us all about an upcoming performance from the University Wind Ensemble.


Mizzou Music: Amy Knopps

Oct 3, 2019
MU School of Music

On this week’s Mizzou Music MU Assistant Director of Bands, Amy Knopps, stopped by to tell us about the upcoming performance from the University Band and the Symphonic Band.


MU School of Music

On this episode of Mizzou Music we spoke with the director of the University Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Ford. We discussed the upcoming University Philharmonic concert, “Telling Stories.”


MU School of Music

Joining us on this week’s Mizzou Music is the Artistic Director of the Choral Arts Alliance of Missouri, Emily Edgington Andrews.  She dropped by to talk to us about All Men A-Loud, a choral workshop and concert in partnership with the MU School of Music.


MU School of Music

This week on Mizzou Music we were joined by MU Professor of Viola, Leslie Perna. She stopped by to tell us about her upcoming recital celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the viola’s “Golden Year.”


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