JMU Jazz Band

Wed, Apr 24 @ 8 pm

CONCERT HALL

JMU Jazz Band

Wed, Apr 24 @ 8 pm

CONCERT HALL


PHOTO BY BOB ADAMEK

The JMU Jazz Band was founded in 1971 and is under the direction of Dr. Chuck Dotas; membership in this ensemble is determined via audition each semester. JMU jazz groups have performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Terrace Theater, Montreux International Jazz and Blues Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival and VMEA annual convention.


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour presents Me...Jane, a musical based on the true story of chimpanzee expert Dr. Jane Goodall



  • Kyle Abraham's company, A.I.M, brings its "lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers" to the Forbes Center for the first time!



  • Jeremy Denk is "a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs" (The New York Times).



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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