JME Presents | Jazz In Jax on the WJCT Soundstage


Sat Apr 27 2024 at 06:00 pm


WJCT | Jacksonville, FL

JME Presents | Jazz In Jax on the WJCT Soundstage
An Evening Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month through Discussion & Music
Saturday, April 27, 2024
6:00 PM
WJCT Soundstage
100 Festival Park Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Join WJCT Public Media and the Jacksonville Music Experience for a panel discussion on various topics illuminating jazz’s history and contemporary vibrancy in Jacksonville and beyond. Then, enjoy a live performance with Ulysses Owens, Jr. and friends.
This event coincides with the premiere of Jazz Beyond Tradition, a new two-hour program hosted by Jacksonville-bred, Grammy Award-winning musician and educator Ulysses Owens Jr. and award-winning radio and podcast personality Keanna Faircloth (NPR Music, WBGO, Artimacy Podcast). It airs on Sunday nights on WJCT News 89.9 from April 21 to May 26.
Ulysses Owens, Jr. – musician, producer, educator, and author
Keanna Faircloth – radio & podcast personality, writer, and artist advocate
Josh Floyd – owner of Josephine and founder of the jazz-focussed Lounge Series
Tracey Morris – saxophonist, educator, and director of the Morris Music Academy
Cara Murphy – owner-operator-proprietress of Blue Jay Listening Room
Mr. Al Pete – musician, podcaster, journalist, and founder The MPN Network
Jeanetta Cebollero – bandleader, promoter and owner of Chez L’Amour
Yhang Quintero – owner-operator of Wildcrafters, Wildcrafters Jazz Jam Series
Ulysses Owens, Jr. and Friends
6:00 pm – Doors open
6:00-6:30 pm – Mingle Meet-and-Greet (cash bar, food truck) and performance by UNF jazz trio led by Pablo Duque.
6:30-7:30 pm – Panel discussion and audience Q&A
7:30-9:00 pm – Jazz Jam hosted by Ulysses Owens Jr.
This event is free, but registration is required.

Where is it happening?

WJCT, 100 Festival Park Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32202-1309, United States,Jacksonville, Florida

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