The Fresno State Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Richard Giddens, Jr., will perform along with the ensemble “Jazz Camp,” featuring four widely recognized jazz musicians, Keyon Harrold, Brandon Eugene Owens, Gerald Clayton and Damion Reid.
It had been nearly 20 years since the last Fresno State Jazz Festival, and after a day of performances by visiting schools, the main concert began in the Fresno State Concert Hall on the evening of Nov. 29. Richard Giddens, Director of Jazz Studies for the Fresno State Department of Music directed the Fresno State […]
The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our […]
Students in the Fresno State Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble will present a concert at 8 p.m. Monday, March 20, in the Concert Hall at Fresno State. The groups will perform the music of Woody Herman, Alan Ferber, Steely Dan, Fred Sturm, Bob Curnow and more. Each group comprises about 20 students, all of whom […]