The Graceland "Yellowjacket" Jazz Band is comprised of talented music-majors and non-music majors who enjoy America's Finest Art Form. Repertoire for the GU Jazz Band is chosen from high quality jazz ‘tunes' spanning a diverse range of styles/genres including Swing, Big Band, Latin, Funk, Be-Bop, Cool, and Ballads. It is highly-acclaimed regionally and known for its local Jazz on the Green concerts. The band is directed by Frank Perez, Director of Bands
Membership into the Graceland Jazz Band is open to all wind and percussion musicians (music majors & non-majors) who demonstrate a desire to perform at a high musical level.
Scholarship opportunities are available for majors and non-majors. Please contact Frank Perez, director, for more information.
The Jazz Band meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in Shaw Center rehersal room 190.
Director of Bands