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‘New Directions in Jazz’ jazzes up Harlen Adams Theatre

Photo credit: Carin Dorghalli

Carin Dorghalli

October 23, 2016

Chico State’s Department of Music and Theatre put on the “New Directions in Jazz” concert in Harlen Adams Theatre Oct. 22. Rocky Winslow, who would have originally directed the concert, is out on medical leave because of a spine surgery he underwent in September. The Jazz X-Press club hopes...

Jazz X-Press has ‘Tricks’ up sleeve for fall concert

Daniel Michelson, junior mechanical engineering major, intently plays piano during the Jazz X-Press rehearsal Oct. 14 at the Performing Arts Center. Photo credit: John Domogma

Trevor Whitney

October 21, 2014

Chico State's Jazz X-Press will present its annual fall concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Harlen Adams Theatre. The concert, appropriately named "Tricks & Treats," will feature plenty of both from the elite ensemble and its special guests. "In addition to the sounds of Jazz X-Press playing some great music, we offer two of my best friends that al...

Scholarship honors deceased student

Aaron Drange, 20. Courtesy of Chico State.

Madison Holmes

August 14, 2014

Chico State will be offering a music scholarship in remembrance of recently deceased student Aaron Drange. Drange, 20, was found unconscious in the swimming pool of his Chico apartment on July 15 and pronounced dead at Enloe Medical Center. He will be remembered as a dedicated and talented musician b...

Ensemble to jazz up campus theatre

Professor Rocky Winslow will lead The Jazz X-Press April 25. Photo Courtesy of School of The Arts and Joe Paul DiMaggio.

David Kahn

April 22, 2014

Chico State School of the Arts presents the Jazz X-Press ensemble 7:30 p.m. April 25 in Harlen Adams Theatre.Led by Professor Rocky Winslow, director of jazz studies at Chico State, the Jazz X-Press will perform pieces by Thad Jones, Maria Schneider, Alan Broadbent and Anita Brown.The ensemble will be join...

International arts program to set sail this summer

Robert M. Knight, dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, made the initial proposal for the International Fellowship program. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Dominique Diaz

February 11, 2014

Chico State students will get the chance to go abroad on faculty-led expeditions this summer. The College of Humanities and Fine Arts has developed an international fellows program and five proposals have been approved for summer trips to the United Kingdom and China. Each faculty-led initiative can take a maximum of 15 students. Other trips will be offered within the...

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