As the only tertiary jazz group that houses its own big band, vocal ensemble, and combo bands, the NUS Jazz Band delivers rich brews of indulgent and captivating jazz music from swing to soul, fusion to funk, bossa to blues.
The NUS Jazz Band was formed in 1994 by a group of dynamic musicians and jazz enthusiasts with a love for the bossa, blues, swing, bebop, fusion, ragtime, soul and arrangements from the traditional to the contemporary. Frequently exploring a plethora of arrangements and improvisations, ranging from traditional to progressive compositions, the band’s musical versatility has enabled many performances in various settings, such as corporate engagements and its series of annual sold-out concerts.
Members of the NUS Jazz Band network and grow under the tutelage of distinguished international jazz musicians, who serve as regular tutors to the group. With jam sessions, workshops, theory lessons and master classes, the NUS Jazz Band is a beacon to those passionate about jazz music.
Key Past Events
- 2010Performance for Youth Olympics Games Singapore at Marina Promontory
- 2014NUS ExxonMobil Campus Concerts highlight Jazzology
- 2015NUS Arts Festival opening show Words and Music: A Love Story Told in Jazz with Jeremy Monteiro and Rani Singam
- 2015Performance at Singapore-Germany Jubilee Concert at the Singapore Botanic Gardens
- 2016Annual concert Groovin' Hard