Five College Consortium

Jazz in July Week 1 All-Star Faculty Concert

Thu, Jul 12 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Jazz in July Faculty Concert featuring Sheila Jordan, Avery Sharpe, Winard Harper, Earl MacDonald, Jeff Holmes, Barry Ries, Bob Ferrier, Bruce Diehl, Genevieve Rose, and Ted Sullivan.

In its 37th year,  the annual Jazz in July Summer Music Program is a renowned jazz education, performance, and improvisation program is held each year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Jazz in July isummer-intensive workshop examining the technique, history, and culture of jazz. Jazz legends such as Dr. Billy Taylor, Sheila Jordan, and Max Roach helped develop Jazz in July’s strong foundation in the traditions of jazz.  

Jazz in July faculty spend two weeks working with students to hone their skills as jazz musicians. Thursday night is the faculty’s time to shine, showing their chops as prominent jazz musicians.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
Not accessible
Ticket info: 
$20/$15 students and seniors
Contact phone: 
413-545-3530
Contact email: 
jazzinjuly@acad.umass.edu