University of Rochester
Eastman Jazz Ensemble
The Eastman Jazz
Ensemble has been recognized as one of the world’s premier collegiate jazz
performing organizations for three decades. Years before Eastman alumnus Chuck
Mangione became the ensemble’s first faculty director, the band was established
and governed by Eastman student musicians. In 1970, former Radio City Music
Hall musical director Rayburn Wright was hired to develop the Eastman jazz
studies and contemporary media program and in 1972 he succeeded Mangione as
director of the Jazz Ensemble.
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