One of the nation’s top jazz ensembles will serenade the NCCU Eagles at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, at the NCCU Student Center, 500 Nelson St.
The latest album by Lenora Helm Hammonds, D.M.A., called “Journeywoman,” concerns the odyssey of an archetypal woman who struggles with birth, death and self-definition.
Event celebrates jazz excellence, raises scholarship funds for jazz studies students and honors the late Grady Tate, an NCCU alumnus and soul-jazz drummer.
Wilson will begin his appointment, effective July 3, 2023.
The music industry’s top talk box artist will share his career journey at the L.E.A.P. Talk Symposium on April 11, 10:40 a.m., in the NCCU Student Center Event Hall.
Events will include jazz combos concerts, clinics and lectures with Grammy-nominated saxophonist Antonio Hart and the We UP Re UP Trio.
World famous drummer and percussionist Sheila E. will discuss her career journey during the L.E.A.P symposium on March 23, 10:40 a.m., in the NCCU Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The NCCU Jazz Ensemble recently won first place and five individual awards at the prestigious Jack Rudin Jazz Championship held in New York City.
NCCU is launching a new, online Master of Music program in Jazz Studies in the summer of 2023. It will be the first HBCU in the state with this program and one of only a few in the country.
Famed jazz drummer Greg Hutchinson will perform alongside NCCU percussion professor Thomas E. Taylor at the university’s annual benefit concert on Sunday, Aug. 28.