Fusion Ensemble Performs at Notre Dame 59th Annual Collegiate Jazz Fest

Columbia’s Fusion Ensemble performed at the Notre Dame Jazz Fest on February 25 and was led by Music Lecturer Bill Boris. The ensemble scored a Division 1 rating from all adjudicators with five students additionally receiving Outstanding Soloist Awards. The performance also included an original composition by Music student Jalen Baker. 

Student Recipients of Outstanding Soloist Awards:

Tenor - Johnathon Cunningham

Guitar - Jackson Shepard

Piano - Randy Deadman

Bass - Joshua Griffin

Drums - Deonte Brantley