Small Jazz Ensembles
The Small Jazz Ensembles concert presents talented student jazz musicians in a program of standards and originals. Artist Associate in Trombone and Co-Director John Wheeler, whose recording credits include many of the biggest acts in the music business today, presents Fillmore and the Deviants. Two bands, All Basses Covered, and The Williams Jazz Septets are mentored by Avery Sharpe, Artist Associate in Jazz Bass, and Co-Director. Mr. Sharpe is a renowned bass player who has performed with such jazz legends as McCoy Tyner, Archie Shepp, and Art Blakey, just to name a few.