Knox College is known in musical circles for its jazz combos and performances. Whether you're a jazz musician or just enjoy listening to their music, the combos at Knox are constantly performing either on campus or in the community of Galesburg.
There are usually five combos on campus, including:
All combos meet weekly. Membership is open to any player or singer willing to learn improvisation. Groups are formed at the beginning of each term according to ability. The Cherry Street Combo is by audition only, but all combo members are encouraged to regularly sit in on Thursday nights.
|Each year, Knox College and the City of Galesburg host the Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival. The 2012 event featured performances by the Noah Preminger Group, Ted Sirota's Rebel Souls, Knox College Jazz Ensemble, Knox Alumni Big Band, and Knox Faculty and Friends Combo.
View photos from the event