THE JOURNEY : “Fred Irby – Choosing Jazz”

The Journey - Fred Irby


On this episode of The Journey, President Wayne Frederick chats with veteran jazz trumpeter and teacher Fred Irby about his life as Professor of Music and Director of the Howard University Jazz Ensemble.  For more than four decades he led students in performances around the world and introduced a new sound that shaped the history of music.

Air Date: January 1, 2017


Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick

As the 17th President of Howard University, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick is dedicated to extending the legacy of Howard University as a world-renowned academic and research institution. Dr. Frederick has a deeply personal relationship with Howard University and represents the mosaic of the 80,000 + living alumni who are connected to the University as well as the students, staff and faculty members who are invested in Howard University’s success.

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