UNF Jazz Ensemble II
Dennis Marks, Assistant Professor of Jazz Bass, is the conductor of this elite jazz band at the University of North Florida. The performance repertoire of this 21 piece University of North Florida Jazz Ensemble is quite varied. The material chosen comes from all idioms of big band jazz, including swing, bop, funk, and fusion. This ensemble is consistently joined by high-quality players, realizing a wide variety of sound colors and textures. The UNF Jazz Ensemble II has played at several important venues over the last few years and has the honor of being the opening act for the featured spring artist in the Great American Jazz Series.