Meet the band

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra is a 17-piece big band with five saxophones, four trombones, four trumpets, guitar, piano, bass and drums. The band is comprised of some of East Tennessee's top professional musicians and performs a wide range of music from the American jazz tradition. Read more

Board of directors

In 2000, our group organized as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, for the purpose of building an audience for jazz in our region. We are governed by a board of directors made up of local leaders who are passionate about jazz. Read more


The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra receives support each year from a wide range of businesses, foundations, government agencies and individuals. Read more

 Keith Brown

Keith Brown

Monty Alexander