Jazz Workshop

The Jazz Workshop big band, directed by John Kocur, meets Mon/Wed from 3 – 4:15pm in the de Laski Performing Arts Building, room 327C.  Placement in the Jazz Workshop is by audition only (auditions are held at the beginning of each semester).  The Jazz Workshop performs music by Thad Jones, Mike Tomaro, Alan Baylock, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Neal Hefti and many others.

Spring 2022 Concerts

  • March 28, 8pm:  Big Band Showdown (Center for the Arts) – Join Jim Carroll and the Mason Jazz Ensemble for an evening of Big Band era hits! Purchase Tickets:  cfa.calendar.gmu.edu/big-band-showdown/
  • April 27, 8pm:  Jazz Workshop (De Laski 3001) – Director, John Kocur – free and open to the public