2015 MID-ATLANTIC COLLEGIATE JAZZ ORCHESTRA
led by famed Trumpeter Sean Jones
In just its seventh year, the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra has established itself as the premier collegiate all-star big band on the east coast. With past performances in New Orleans, New York, and Washington DC, the band's members are some of the finest up and coming jazz musicians, this year representing twelve different college and university jazz programs.
This year's group will be led by the internationally renowned trumpeter, bandleader and composer Sean Jones. One of the country's foremost brass artists, Sean Jones is recognized as the a former lead trumpet of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. After playing with the LJCO, Sean was selected to tour with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter for their Tribute to Miles tour in 2011. In 2012 he became professor of Trumpet at the esteemed Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Sean Jones also serves as Artistic director of both the Pittsburgh and Cleveland Jazz Orchestras.
Performances will take place on January 5th at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca Cola and for their regular appearance at the Crown Ballroom as part of Downtown Cumberland's Weekend of Jazz, April 10 & 11 2015.
The Bill Green Quartet
will perform LIVE at Dante's in Frostburg, MD
The Cumberland Jazz Society and Dante's Bar present:
Now announcing auditions open to the public!!
Thursday, September 11th 7:00-9:00pm
Cumberland Jazz Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 732