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2022 Future of Jazz Show a Hit!

Future of Jazz Show a Hit On Tuesday night, April 5th 2022 , the Jackson Creek Auditorium was filled with the sounds of some 50 middle and high school jazz musicians. Appearing as a guest artist/coach with each combo was Indiana University’s jazz saxophone professor Greg Ward, who added a thrilling touch to the evening. [...]

2022-05-03T10:38:00-04:00April 30th, 2022|

Indiana Jazz Masters in the Schools online

Indiana Jazz Masters in the Schools' new online resources B'town Jazz will be celebrating International Jazz Day on April 30, 2021 with the release of the Indiana Jazz Masters in the Schools teacher site! Indiana Jazz Masters in the Schools is a classroom program for young people in Indiana and beyond, that has been helping [...]

2021-04-30T09:30:55-04:00April 24th, 2021|

In Solidarity, We Stand

Aug. 29, 2020 B’Town Jazz makes a statement of support for racial equity and diversity and announces the commissioning of two compositions B’Town Jazz is committed to using its resources to support the fight for racial equity and celebrate diversity through the performing arts.  Jazz music has deep roots in Black culture and has played a central role [...]

2021-08-08T17:28:01-04:00August 31st, 2020|

Video Series

Homegrown Hip! Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2020 B'Town Jazz Fest had to be cancelled. However, B'Town Jazz bravely took up the challenge of producing a series of virtual performances featuring some of the wonderful talent our area has to offer! Watch the video series on YouTube or here at  http://www.btownjazz.org/watch-listen/videos Many thanks to [...]

2021-08-08T17:44:10-04:00April 24th, 2020|

BHS North Band Director Retires

Janis Stockhouse, a 1977 graduate of the Indiana University School of Music, began her teaching career as Director of Bands and Choirs at North Vermillion Jr./Sr. High School, but after a few years, she moved to Bloomington and taught jazz, concert, and marching band at Bloomington High School North for 38 years. She has served [...]

2020-08-31T21:39:00-04:00June 17th, 2019|

BHS South Band Director Retires

Bloomington South High School band director Robert Dubinski retired May 24th after a long and distinguished career. It was the Star of Indiana Drum and Bugle Corps that three decades ago lured Dubinski away from his music-teaching job in Lodi, New Jersey, where he taught for seven years after graduating from Kean University in 1978. [...]

2019-06-18T02:02:09-04:00June 16th, 2019|
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