Oakland Jazz Quartet

Oakland Jazz Quartet

 Rochester, Michigan, USA
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The Oakland Jazz Quartet is comprised of faculty members from Oakland University's jazz program. The OJQ is committed to stretching the boundaries of jazz, and reaching out to the Detroit community through jazz and world music education.

Biography

Oakland Jazz Quartet Bio

Recently formed in 2009, The Oakland Jazz Quartet is Oakland University’s jazz ensemble-in-residence, and is a group dedicated to high standards of jazz performance and education. Comprised of the jazz faculty at Oakland University’s Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance, the OJQ performs a versatile array of music including traditional jazz, African drum music, and modern classical music. The group’s usual members are Miles Brown, bass, Sean Dobbins, drums, Tad Weed, piano, and Mark Stone, percussion. The Oakland Jazz Quartet has performed in schools and jazz venues around Metro Detroit, and gives concerts featuring world-class musicians such as Regina Carter, Vincent Chandler, Kim Nazarian, Jay Ashby, and John Stowell. The OJQ is also on a mission to bring jazz to the community, and is available to outreach programs and clinics in schools and community colleges. For more information about the group and its members, go to www.oakland.edu/jazz.

Set List

Standards and originals.