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Homegrown Hip!

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2020 B’Town Jazz Fest had to be cancelled this year. However, B’Town Jazz has taken up the challenge of producing a series of virtual performances that you won’t want to miss!

A new video will premiere on the
first Saturday of each month @ 8pm Eastern
Sept. 2020 – Aug. 2021

Feb. 6, 2021
Tom Walsh & Luke Gillespie

Episode 5 will feature Tom Walsh, the chair of the Jazz Studies program at the IU Jacobs School of Music and professor of saxophone, and Luke Gillespie, professor of jazz piano. They will be interviewed by longtime Bloomington High School North band director and co-author of the book “Jazzwomen” (IU Press), Janis Stockhouse. Don’t miss it!

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B’Town Jazz Board 2020:

  • John Porter, President
  • Chris Parker, Vice President
  • Andrea Wiley, Treasurer
  • Lisa Ensman, Secretary
  • Zachary Finnegan, Member at Large
  • Janis Stockhouse, Member at Large
Additional Committee Members:

  • Pat Harbison, Professor of Music,
    Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Clark Hunt, Director, Drive-By Big Band
  • Jeffrey Parker, Student, IU Jacobs School of Music
  • Steve Peterson, Steve Peterson Photography
  • Video production and editing:  Chris Parker
  • Social Media: Hannah Tarbert
  • Graphic design:  Dhruv Shankar