The Jazz Unit was organized by Jack Schantz in 1976. Jack’s goal was to create new formal and harmonic environments for jazz improvisation, with an emphasis on compositions and arrangements by members of the band. Thirty-five years later the mission remains the same and the music continues to evolve. The current lineup includes Howie Smith, alto & soprano sax, clarinet and bass clarinet; John Klayman, soprano and tenor sax, flute and clarinet; Tom Reed, soprano and baritone sax, flute, clarinet and bass clarinet; Jack Schantz, trumpet and flugelhorn; Bill Hoyt, horn; Chris Anderson, trombone; Bob Fraser, guitar; Dave Morgan, bass; Rock Wehrmann, keyboards; Mark Gonder, drums; and Ron Busch, vibraphone.

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Colorful Life Outside

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