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Performances throughout the year to keep the spirit alive

Supporting multiple generations and learning experiences for our youth

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Meet new friends and commune with other jazz lovers

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A2 Jazz Fest Fall Line-Up

Sept 8 & 9, 2017

Save the Date of Thursday June 1st @ 7 p.m. for the A2 Jazz Fest Kickoff Event featuring the Janelle Reichman Quartet!
Location: Ann Arbor District Library - Downtown Location (343 S, Fifth)
Room: Multipurpose Room in the basement.
Admission: FREE

"Demonstrating a complete command of the sound and keys of her tenor … seems to defy logic and possibility in her speed, dexterity, and musicianship." Jazz Improv Magazine.

The Janelle Reichman Quartet features Janelle on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Justin Walter on trumpet, Jeff Pedraz on bass and Nick Collins on drums. At this FREE performance, this all-star group will be playing selections from Janelle's fabulous album, Middleground, as well as some of her new compositions.
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A2 Jazz Fest Kickoff featuring the Janelle Reichman Quartet

June 1, 2017, 7:00pm - June 1, 2017, 8:00pm

The Janelle Reichman Quartet features Janelle on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Justin Walter on trumpet, Jeff Pedraz on bass and Nick Collins on drums. At this FREE performance, this all-star group w...

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On Sept 9th:
The Andrew Bishop Quintet will present the intriguingly titled, "Andrew Bishop's Prelude Theory" ; the Washtenaw Community College Jazz Ensemble features multiple generations - students and mentors will play standards and some originals led by director/guitarist/educator Steve Somers; the Kurt Krahnke Trio, featuring Tadd Weed (piano) and Pete Siers (drums) will bring "a modern, open approach, with great attention paid to what we have studied and absorbed from the Jazz masters.”
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