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


  • 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).



  • The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra makes its Forbes Center debut on its first-ever North American tour!



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


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