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. The band is highly acclaimed regionally, and known for its local Jazz on the Green concerts.
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.
The jazz band meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in Shaw Center room 179.