The Emory Big Band gives students an opportunity to develop their performance skills in a large ensemble setting. Performance literature ranges from traditional big band music to works by many of today’s composers and arrangers. In addition to annual performances, the big band is regularly showcased during the Emory Jazz Festival. Recent guest artists and composers with the Emory Big Band include Kenny Barron, Carmen Bradford, Pablo Aslan and Emilio Solla. The Emory University Big Band is open to all Emory students by audition.