About OSU Jazz


The jazz program at OSU provides opportunities for both scholarship and performance.  Featuring big bands, combos, and various jazz courses, students have many avenues to develop and perform.


Our jazz ensembles have performed with numerous great artists, including: Michael Dease, Seamus Blake, Wycliffe Gordon, Randy Brecker, Slide Hampton, Gregg Bissonette, Vince DiMartino, Joel Frahm, Geoffrey Keezer, Bobby Shew, Andy Martin, Wayne Bergeron, Conrad Herwig, Jeff Hellmer, Bob Sheppard, and Christian McBride.


OSU Jazz is proud to present our annual OSU Jazz Festival on April 10, 2023 featuring pianist/composer Kenny Werner with the critically acclaimed OSU Jazz Orchestra. To find out more about this year’s festival, click here.