Lovell Ives

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Lovell “Oooody” Ives has been known over the course of many years as a fine arranger. He is now a Professor Emeritus from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay where he was director of Jazz Studies. During his 28 years at Green Bay, Ives helped establish the UWGB Jazz Festival and UWGB Jazz Camp. Under his direction, the UW-Green Bay Jazz Ensemble performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival and other regional jazz conferences.

Prior to his appointment at UW-Green Bay, Lovell Ives was Director of Bands and Supervisor of Music at Medford High School. His teaching credits included work at the Institute of Advanced Musical Study in Crans, Switzerland, the Shell Lake Jazz Camps, the Birch Creek Jazz Camps, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Summer Music Camps.

Mr. Ives was the first music major graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He earned his Master of Music degree from Vandercook College of Music in Chicago, Illinois, and completed additional graduate work at Indiana University ad the Eastman School Of Music.

Mr. Ives served on the committee which established the WSMA (Wisconsin State Music Association) State Honors Jazz Ensemble. He has served on numerous committees for WSMA and the Wisconsin Arts Board, and is a Past President of the Wisconsin chapter of the International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE). Mr. Ives is the Director of the Green Bay Packers Band and directs all half-time activities for the Green Bay Packers.

Mr. Ives is a well-known jazz arranger. His works have been performed and recorded by Johnny Mercer, David Seering, Tommy Newsome, and the Tonight Show Band.


Title Genre Level Price
Ale Ne (No, No) Polka Old Time Music INT $35.00
Barbara Polka Old Time Music INT $35.00
Cool Yule Concert Band INT $70.00
Cool Yule (Jazz Ens.) Jazz Ensemble INT $55.00
Die Dorfmusik Old Time Music INT $35.00
Go Pack Go Concert Band EAS/INT $50.00
Good Time Charlie Polka Old Time Music INT $35.00
Grandmothers Joy Laendler Old Time Music INT $35.00
Groovie Slavic Dance Old Time Music INT $35.00
Panama Jazz Ensemble INT/ADV $55.00
Tales from the Vienna Woods Old Time Music INT $35.00
Tales from the Vienna Woods (CB Version) Concert Band INT $70.00
Zing, Boom, Frang Concert Band INT $70.00

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