Jazz at Pacific Lutheran University

Welcome to the PLU Jazz website! Here you find information about our jazz courses and ensembles, events and concert schedule, and more. PLU offers classes in jazz history, jazz theory, private instrumental lessons, as well as lessons in jazz composition and arranging. The jazz ensemble and combos provide students and audiences with the opportunity to experience jazz music both in its traditional form and in a variety of music styles, including Brazilian music.

The 4th PLU Northwest Jazz Honor Band will take place in January 2019. Check the following link: PLU NW Jazz Honor Band, for the latest updates. Use the contact information to send us a message with your questions, comments, or information.

Cassio Vianna, Director of Jazz Studies

Performance Recordings

Enjoy these three recordings from the PLU Jazz Ensemble concert on April 22, 2015.

Hindi Gumbo

When I Fall In Love