McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble I, II and III

Jazz ensemble musicians in rehearsal

The McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble in Tanna Schulich Hall. Photo by Peter Matulina.

 

About McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble I

Director (I): jean-nicolas.trottier [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Jean-Nicholas Trottier)

Participation: Entrance is by audition (see audition schedules).  This ensemble is open to music students, and McGill University students from other faculties.

The McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of jazz trombonist and composer Jean-Nicholas Trottier, is a ten-piece ensemble with a focus on contemporary jazz and student works.

Rehearsals are run in a workshop fashion, where creative new pieces by our students and faculty are explored and readied for performance.

About McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble II

Director (II): bellmahar [at] sympatico.ca (Bill Mahar)

Participation: Entrance is by audition (see audition schedules). This ensemble is open to music students, and McGill University students from other faculties.

The McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble II is designed to provide instrumentalists and vocalists with a high-quality performance ensemble that emphasizes reading (as compared to combo, which is more improvisational). The ensemble is under the direction of jazz trumpeter, Bill Mahar.

About McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble III

Director (III): carlos.jimenez [at] mcgill.ca (Carlos Jiménez)

Participation: Entrance is by audition (see audition schedules). This ensemble is open to music students, and McGill University students from other faculties.

The McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble III is designed to provide instrumentalists and vocalists with a high-quality performance ensemble that emphasizes reading (as compared to combo, which is more improvisational). The ensemble is under the direction of jazz guitarist, Carlos Jimenez

 

 

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