April is

Jazz Appreciation Month

Upcoming Jazz events

listed below


April 24

Potomac State College/Community

Jazz Band

Fred Kesner, Director

in Concert

at Church McKee Performing Arts Center


Free Admission

The 5 time Grammy nominated jazz pianist

Christian Sands at Frostburg State University

Watch this video

Thursday, April 25  7:30

Purchase tickets online: CLICK HERE


Call the Box Office 301-697-3137 Mon-Fri 10-4

Saturday, May 4

Frostburg State University Evening of Jazz

FSU Jazz Ensemble, Brent Weber-director

FSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Scott Rieker-Director

Performing Arts Center/Pealer Recital Hall

7:30 PM $10 adults, $5 seniors/FSU Faculty & Staff/Military, $3 students, under 12 free.

Tuesday, May 7

Frostburg State University Jazz Combo

Performing Arts Center/Pealer Recital Hall

7:30 PM free and open to the public 


Appearing at Dante's

(The 1st Friday of each month)

6:00-8:00 Dinner & Jazz

ToMaJiTo Jazz FUNktet
m Simpson, trumpet

Marc Lawrence

Jim Roderick, bass
Tom Harrison, keyboard

Thanks to Dr. Jared Sims, director of the Cumberland Area All-Star Big Band

and the members of the band for a successful clinic and concert April 13


Paul Breeden

William Swink

Abbie Rice

Grant Shepherd

Gabriel Hicks


Matt Price

Jasen Chen

Roudell Moffett

Gregory Jackson

Isaac McCarthy


Mitch Septoff

Joe Simon

Carl Eckard

James Tasker

Rhythm Section

Benjamin Kiehl

Perry Jordan

Jordan Nolan

Thanks to all of the musicians who

performed for the 2019 Mardi Gras Jazz Crawl:

6-8 Barry Gurley Group @ Manhattan Social

Barry Gurley-Keyboards/vocal

Bruce Fransen-sax,

Mike Esposito-drums.

7-9 Rich Norwood/Seth Maynard @ Corner Tavern & Café

Rich Norwood-sax

Seth Maynard-guitar

8-10 Jared Sims Group @ Ramada Inn-Harrigan’s Lounge

Jared Sims-sax/flute

Anthony Ambroso-guitar

Eli Naragon-bass

Carter Freije-drums

9-12 Alison Shearer Group @ Mezzo’s

Alison Shearer-sax

Kevin Bernstein-keyboards

James Quinlan-bass

Phil McNeal-drums

10-1 Groove House @ Niner’s Canal Pub

Beau Hartman-vocals

Sean Reeser- sax

Hanna Livingston- trumpet

Grant Stryckning-guitar

Mirto Dorcil- piano

Matt Heaverly- drums

Thanks to the Sponsors of the

2019 Jazz Weekend and Jazz Appreciation Month:

Allegany Arts Council, WFWM Radio,

Potomac State College of WVU, CES Frostburg State University, Frostburg State University Music Dept.,

Manhattan Social, Ramada Inn, Mezzo's,

Corner Tavern & Cafe, Niner's Canal Pub,

Cumberland Jazz Society

Listen to Jazz on 
WFWM Radio
91.9 FM
Frostburg State University
Public Radio

Monday through Thursday - "Evening Jazz"


Fridays - "Friday Night Big Band Juke Box"

Saturdays - "Big Band"

Saturdays - Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Saturdays - "NPR Jazz Night" host Christian McBride

Saturdays - "Jazz"


Morgantown Brewing Company
Jazz Night - Thursdays at 9:00

Manchester Craftsman's Guild
Check out the upcoming season of jazz concerts (Pittsburgh)

Blues Alley
Jazz club & restaurant in Georgetown

Twins Jazz
Jazz Club on U Street NW in D.C.

An die Musik
Classical, Jazz, & World Music Venue
in Baltimore

Small's and Mezzrow
Two of the hippest NYC jazz clubs
Register and watch every night online!

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