TU Jazz Band honored at national festival

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

TU band invited to perform on professional stage

The University of Tulsa Jazz Band recently was selected as the outstanding college jazz band at the 42nd annual Wichita National Jazz Festival. The invitational event featured university bands from Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

In honor of their top selection, the TU musicians were invited to perform on the professional stage at the festival’s evening concert on April 25. Band members Greg Falls, trombone; Paul Humphrey, guitar; Bobby Kitchen, saxophone; Nicholas Foster, drummer; and Sarah Richardson, vocalist were awarded citations for their outstanding musicianship.

Vernon Howard