Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Jennifer Scott Miceli, Director
Lee Tomboulian, Accompanist

Recognized internationally for its "swinging rhythm section, tight vocals, and smooth blend", the LIU Post Long Island Sound Vocal Jazz Ensemble is a 16-singer ensemble with rhythm section that performs vocal arrangements of jazz standards such as those made famous by The New York Voices; Manhattan Transfer; Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross; Rare Silk; Singers Unlimited; and The Real Group.

Under the direction of Jennifer Scott Miceli, this ensemble has performed at numerous venues including the prestigious Montreux and Vienne Jazz Festivals, the world famous Jazz á Juan Festival on the French Riviera, the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, the Iridium Jazz Club in Manhattan, and throughout much of New York State.

Among its strengths is a commitment to stylistic integrity that includes vocal improvisation, vocal-instrumental interplay, and creative input from its members. The Long Island Sound Vocal Jazz Ensemble is highly professional in its presentation; the group maintains jazz tradition with a subtle, modern flair that delights and communicates.

Rehearsals: Monday 5-6:30pm, Friday 2-3:30pm

LISVJ Performs Backup Vocals for Barry Manilow

Current students and alumni of LIU Post’s Long Island Sound Vocal Jazz (LISVJ) ensemble united to perform backup vocals for Barry Manilow on his hit songs "Copacabana" and "I Write the Songs" at his concert at the Prudential Center in New Jersey on Sunday, June 14.