Synthesis combines swing, blues, jazz, Latin, and fusion styles into a feast of jazz entertainment. Some of Brigham Young University’s finest and most versatile musicians perform, arrange and compose for this award-winning ensemble. Synthesis has been met with enthusiastic responses from festival, student, and community gatherings throughout the world. A past sweepstakes champion of the Pacific Coast Collegiate Jazz Festival, Synthesis has participated in the prestigious Montreux International Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the North Sea Jazz Festival in Holland, and the Pori International Jazz Festival in Finland. Synthesis has also been a special guest performer at Tokyo Disneyland and has performed in mainland China.
"The BYU Synthesis jazz band performed always in an outstanding and very professional way... All performances terminated with requests for an encore... We will always keep a sweet memory of these days that we spent together."
Giuseppe Pasta, National Director of Public Affairs, Italy