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Vocal Jazz Ensemble Spring 2016


Dr. James Reddan, director

The Vocal Jazz Ensemble (VJE) is an audition-only group of 8-10 students that perform at numerous venues both on and off campus and around the United States. They are one of the featured performers in the Department's Evening of Jazz concerts held twice a semester.  VJE has also performed in the choral and jazz orchestra concerts, and with department ensembles for special performances, as well as at the Fox Fest Vocal Jazz Festival.

For information on auditions, upcoming performances, or to request they visit your school, please contact Dr. James Reddan at 301-687-4110, or email

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Fall 2016



Vocal jazz Ensemble Spring 2016FSU EVENING OF JAZZ!

Featuring FSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble,
FSU Jazz Orchestra, and FSU Jazz Combos

FALL 2017

Saturday, October 28, @ 7:30 pm

Tuesday, December 5, @ 7:30 pm


Saturday, March 3, @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, May 5, @ 7:30 pm

ALL PERFORMANCES are in the Recital Hall of the Woodward Pealer Performing Arts Center

ADMISSION (cash or credit card):
$10 General, $5 Seniors/Veterans, $3 Students, and Free for children 12 & under


Vocal Jazz Ensemble Spring 2016


Fall 2016 Program - "Jazz Masquerade"Fall Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos poster

Words by Anders Edenroth

Besamé Mucho arranged by Paris Rutherford - featuring soloist Jessica Ruskin

What Child is This by Darmon Meader

Tuxedo Junction arranged by Kirby Shaw - featuring soloists Anthony Dyson and Khalil Bishop

Boy from New York City arranged by Greg Jasperse

This Masquerade arranged by Steve Zegree - featuring soloists Khalil Bishop and Imani Jones






Spring 2016 Program - "Mood Indigo"

Vocal Jazz Ensemble poster Spring 2016
Baroque Samba
, by Darmon Meader - featuring scat soloists Sebastian Couvreur & Danielle Garratt

Mood Indigo, by Duke Ellington, arranged by Harry Simeone

Nordic Polska, by Anders Edenroth

It Don't Mean a Thing, by Duke Ellington, arranged by Anders Edenroth

I Could Right a Book, by Darmon Meader - featuring scat soloist Rachel Cox

Bli Blip - by Darmon Meader - featuring scat soloists David Toro, Eleanor Fabic, & Marse Romero