Following our Jazz Improv series that took place on Thursdays during the months of February and March, B’Town Jazz is delighted to present…
The Future of Jazz 2022
Jackson Creek Middle School auditorium
April 5th at 7:00pm
Guest Artist Greg Ward
Free and open to the public
($10 suggested donation)
This annual concert is an opportunity to hear some very talented local students who participated in the Jazz Jams series, learning from many of the best jazz educators in Indiana. The concert will include a Middle School Honor Combo, a Bloomington High School South combo, and 3 combos from Bloomington High School North. Special guest artist, Greg Ward, will work with the students beforehand and close out the concert. David Brent Johnson, from WFIU, will do the introductions.
Greg Ward is an Assistant Professor of Music in Jazz Studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, appointed in 2019. A saxophonist and composer born in Peoria, Illinois, he has performed and recorded with a varied group of artists, produced four recordings, and composed works commissioned by a variety of organizations, including B’Town Jazz.