Imagine Jazz

Imagine Jazz

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Imagine Jazz stimulates the local art scene with concerts, festivals, educational workshops and more. 

Imagine Jazz

Our Mission:

Imagine Jazz is A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the jazz legacy and advocating for creative progress through guest artist concerts and workshops. 

We strive to celebrate and promote jazz heritage and enrich local living through advocation of the arts and creative music. We foster a sense of community with our fellowship events, local artist features and jam sessions.  

We provide educational opportunities to local students and community members of all ages and levels.  

Core Values:

We provide creative diversity by programming both classic jazz & the resulting sub-genres including creative improvised music, progressive fusion and related art music. 

We celebrate the African-American contribution to jazz as well as global influences. 

We aim to foster a sense of community and collaboration among local artists through jam sessions, educational workshops and fellowship events.   

Our presentations have included:

Guest Artist Series:

-The Willie Jones III Quintet

-The Vincent Herring Quartet

-Logan Richardson's BLUES PEOPLE

-The Black Art Jazz Collective

-The Joe Magnarelli Quintet

-Mike LeDonne's Groover Quartet

-Aaron Parks Little Big

-Jeremy Pelt Quintet

Local Series & Presentation including: 

-Inner Flame: Female Composers Presentation

-Unforgettable: Tribute to Nat King Cole featuring Horace Alexander Young

-Imagine Jazz Festival featuring local bands & jam sessions

Founded by Rachel Bade-McMurphy and powered by The Imagine Collective, Imagine Jazz is Member & Volunteer Supported.