• Jazz Combos
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  • Jazz Combos

    The Jazz Combos are small group jazz ensembles, consisting of 3-5 players. The Jazz Combos are open to all university students. Auditions for the Jazz Combos are usually held during the first three days of the fall and spring semesters. The instrumentation of the Jazz Combos include horns, guitar, bass guitar, piano, and percussion. The groups perform music of the be-bop period to the present.

  • Carter, Allen
    School of Performing Arts

    Office: CA 140
    Phone: 218.477.4098
    Email: carter@mnstate.edu
    Allen Carter has a diverse background as a composer, arranger, drummer, percussionist and educator. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Kansas State University, and his Master of Music and Doctor of Arts degrees from the University of Northern Colorado. A member of the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers and the Film Music Network, Dr. Carter’s work as a composer/arranger includes CBS Television’s Motown Records specials, the cable television series Humonos, the Tournament of Roses Parade, the Miss America pageant, commercials, and documentaries for the department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

  • Krajewski, Michael
    School of Performing Arts

    Office: CA 102
    Phone: 218.477.2101
    Email: michael.krajewski@mnstate.edu
    Guitar, Jazz Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Improvisation, Aural Skills, Commercial Music, Music Industry and Music Technology