Department Of Jazz And Folk Music

  • Blair's annual Celtic Celebration brings together a variety of musicians and dancers—students, faculty and guest performers—for a lively evening of Irish and Scottish musical and dance performances. (Vanderbilt University)

    Celtic Celebration at Blair launches Music City Irishfest

    Fiddlers, pipers and dancers, including Blair faculty and top-level guest performers, will pay tribute to their Irish and Scottish musical roots Saturday, March 3, at the Celtic Celebration. Read More

    Feb. 28, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    All That Jazz

    Blair Big Band plays from the heart Billy Adair conducts the Blair Big Band ensemble. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) In the practice hall at Blair School of Music, a velvety voice is crooning Irving Berlin’s “Let’s Face the Music and Dance.” Jubilant trumpets, a sizzling beat and funky, thumping… Read More

    Apr. 5, 2012