Jazz 4 Justice

Featuring the JMU Jazz Ensemble and Faculty

Saturday, October 4 @ 8 pm


Take a walk down memory lane with hits from the big-band swing era. This annual concert features JMU’s Jazz Ensemble directed by Dr. Chuck Dotas, as well as award-winning faculty members and a special guest conductor. Musicians of all levels are encouraged to bring their instruments and join in a post-concert jam session in the Grand Lobby. This concert is in cooperation with Virginia State Bar’s Diversity Conference and benefits the Diversity Conference, Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc. and JMU’s School of Music scholarships.


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