The La Crosse Jazz Orchestra
The La Crosse Jazz Orchestra is Western Wisconsin's premier big band. Directed by Greg Balfany, the group is best known through its Jazz in the Park concert series. The LJO mission: to promote, preserve and forward the creation of jazz music through free live performances available to all in our region. LJO operates under fiscal sponsorship from La Crosse Community Foundation.
"It's so important that we keep jazz alive and well! I would recommend Jazz in the Park to anyone who loves hearing passionate musicians working together to make music swing!" –Steve March-Tormé, acclaimed jazz singer