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Rose established the Adonis Rose Endowed Jazz Scholarship as a way to continue his support of UTA jazz students. The endowment awards jazz studies majors who are also enrolled in a big band and combo while attending UTA.
NATE CHINEN, APRIL 4, 2019
"After facing a calamitous scandal that cast doubt on its very future, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra has returned with new leadership and a new album, featuring songs by its city's patron saint of rebirth, Allen Toussaint"
Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, 2019
Featuring Tia Fuller, sax; Maurice Brown, tpt; Miki Hayama, piano; Jasen Weaver, bass.
lee mergner, march 23, 2019
On Songs, Rose and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra revisit the music of legendary Crescent City pianist and composer Allen Toussaint.
New orleans jazz orchestra returns from 3-year recording hiatus with "songs: the music of allen toussaint"
Terri Hinte, march 1, 2019
"With a new recording project, touring schedule, and new leadership," says Rose, "the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra is poised for success and committed to spreading our music around the world."
By Geraldine Wyckoff, October 24, 2017
“I feel like we need to reintroduce the band in a way,” says drummer Adonis Rose, who has been named as the artistic director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO). “Everybody’s back—all of our core members—so it’s the same configuration,” Rose adds, mentioning musicians like pianist Victor Atkins, saxophonist Ed Petersen, trumpeter Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown and others."
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