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Jazz appreciation Month Celebration

December 3, 2018

Grab some lunch and enjoy the SIU Jazz Combo performance in the Roman Room of the Student Center from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Jazz For 11/11

November 5, 2018

The Black Fortys talk jazz influence, Chicago sessions and Carbondale

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

May 13, 2015

Blending a unique set of influences ranging from ‘90s alternative rock to jazz, Carbondale’s very own The Black Fortys has been blessing the scene with a progressive pop sound.The band consists of Josh Murphy on guitar and voc...

Artists preserve New Orleans’ jazzy flavor

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

February 23, 2015

Madonna and Herbie Hancock may sound like a random musical pairing, but in Madonna’s 1994 jam “Sanctuary,” she actually sampled Hancock’s classic “Watermelon Man.”Ever since the roaring 1920s, artists at each end of the cre...

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