Viva la música — Cal Poly jazz band plans trip to Puerto Rico

Cal Poly’s 36-member jazz bands have started to raise an estimated $70,000 for a June trip to Puerto Rico. The travel program aims to expose students to foreign cultures and music, said Terrence Spiller, professor and chair of the music department.…

University Jazz Bands blend classical and modern styles in fall quarter concert

A wide range of jazz styles, student compositions, and musical improvisations are just some of the treats the University Jazz Bands hope to entertain students and music lovers with at their quarterly concert tomorrow night.

“Looney” tunes hit PAC

Cartoon aficionados and interested listeners alike can experience the nostalgia of childhood when saxophonist and clarinetist Don Byron performs cartoon-inspired jazz at the Performing Arts Center tonight at 8 p.m.