What are jazz ensembles?

Some articles on ensembles, jazz ensembles, jazz:

Tenor Saxophone
... The tenor saxophone is used in many different types of ensembles, including concert bands, big band jazz ensembles, small jazz ensembles, and marching bands ... written for symphony orchestra and for chamber ensembles three examples of this are Ravel's Boléro, Prokofiev's suite from Lieutenant Kijé,and Webern's Quartet for violin ... In jazz ensembles, the tenor plays a more prominent role, often sharing parts or harmonies with the alto saxophone ...
List Of Fraternities And Sororities At University Of California, Berkeley - Student Life and Traditions - Student-run Organizations - Student Groups
... Since 1967, students and staff jazz musicians have had an opportunity to perform and study with the University of California Jazz Ensembles ... associate director, but was later asked to direct the jazz ensembles as it grew in popularity and membership, the group grew rapidly from one big band ... it hosted the Pacific Coast Collegiate Jazz Festival, part of the American Collegiate Jazz Festival, a competitive forum for student musicians ...

Famous quotes containing the word jazz:

    There’s more bad music in jazz than any other form. Maybe that’s because the audience doesn’t really know what’s happening.
    Pat Metheny (b. 1954)