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Greetings, Friends of the Valley Jazz Cooperative! I have a couple of pieces of news to provide, updating the activities of the East Valley Jazz Cooperative.


1) FIRST Public EVJC Combo Performance!

At 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2016, I will lead the East Valley Jazz Cooperative in a brief matinee performance at Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church (1159 N. Greenfield Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85234-2845). The current EVJC line-up features a jazz combo of outstanding high school and junior high students. They will be performing compositions by John Coltrane, Freddie Hubbard, and other great jazz artists.

The concert is free and open to the public.

2) WINTER 2016 Audition Schedule

The dates, times, and locations for the latest wave of EVJC auditions have just been announced. They are:

Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:30 to 8:15 p.m.