Bison Jazz OrchestraThe Bison Jazz Orchestra, an auditioned 20 piece jazz ensemble, is the premiere jazz ensemble of the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts Division of Music at Oklahoma Baptist University. Directed by Dr. Kevin Pruiett, the Bison Jazz Orchestra performs a wide variety of big band music ranging from music of the swing band era to contemporary big band works.
The ensemble performs regularly across the Oklahoma Baptist University campus and throughout the Shawnee community. Most notably, the BJO is the featured ensemble of the "Live at the Black Box" concert series, a production in association with the University Concert Series. In May 2008, the BJO traveled to Vitoria and Sao Paulo, Brazil for a nine day tour.
In addition to music majors, members of the Bison Jazz Orchestra are pursuing degrees in a wide variety of majors and disciplines. For more information regarding the Bison Jazz Orchestra, contact Kevin Pruiett at 878-2322 or firstname.lastname@example.org.