New Orleans January 4-7, 2017 – Act Now!

The city closest associated with the art form jazz is New Orleans. Due to its location at a major port, melting pot demographics, and cosmopolitan party mix, the city is also called the birthplace of jazz. Actually jazz has become synonymous with New Orleans far...

A Jazz Celebration of Women’s History Month

It’s become a tradition to feature some of our incredibly talented female instrumentalists and vocalists from the region for a series of concerts during March to celebrate Women’s History Month. In addition to showcasing the outstanding musicianship,...

Why we should all jam

A few weeks ago we started a jazz jam session series leading up to a showcase concert of Bloomington’s pre-college jazz talent on April 17.  The sessions are every Sunday 4-6pm at Player’s Pub in Bloomington. Why should we all jam with each other and what...

Jazz and Community

If the tree falls in the forest but nobody hears it, did it make a sound? If a jazz musician played the most innovative solo of her life but nobody hears it, does it mean anything? The discussion of Art and Community is quite prominent these days. Audiences...