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Jazz & Big Band Resources

Rod is currently serving as President Elect of the newly formed JEI (Jazz Educators of Iowa) and is sharing his musical experiences through clinics and guest solo performances with Educators and an entirely new generation of Jazz and Big Band enthusiasts. Rod is grateful to all of those he has been privileged to work with, and looks forward to passing on his knowledge of this truly "American Art Form". He also serves as the Jazz Ensemble Director at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Ia. and is proud to be entering his 20th year of service to music education as Director of Band Sales at West Music Company in Coralville, Iowa.

Live Well and Swing Often with these Fabulous Links

Make your event memorable - choose a LIVE BAND for your entertainment! 88.3 KCCK-FM - Jazz Radio at its finest
KMRY 1450 AM - Big Band’s best friend on the air
The Englert Theatre - Iowa City’s premier performance venue
Jazz Educators of Iowa
Iowa City Jazz Festival - Annual celebration of Jazz
West Music - The Midwest’s choice for musical products
Jazz Smithsonian
Jazz -The golden age of Jazz
All About Jazz - Jazz Resource - Jazz resource
Jazz Review - Jazz resource
Famous "Great Day In Harlem" photo
The Moe Band - Jumpin' R&B!
USABDA Dance Association
Iowa Dance - Source for dancing venues and connections in Iowa
University of Iowa’s Swing Dance Club
Friends of Ballroom Dancing - Dancing Club - Iowa City
Cedar Valley Dance Club

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