"Calling all JAMM MEMBERS"
(and anyone else interested)

East Lansing's
needs your help with the
to collect donations.
Shifts available 
Friday and Saturday

o r email Lois  jammprez@gmail.com
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Get the word out about your shows and events and performances
to hundreds of jazz fans in Mid-Michigan area!
Submit your events to us by the Thursday prior to your show, (or earlier)
to be added to the JAMM calendar and to this weekly
newsletter, sent each Saturday to over 2500 subscribers!
JAMM members with shows outside of this area?
Submit that, as well. One of the perks of membership is that
we will post any members gig, no matter what the location!
The Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan has been a proud sponsor of this festival since 2010, and will be again this year! Read here about JAMM members performing this year:
Did you know that the Main Stage at
Summer Solstice Jazz Festival is named
The Al and Beth Cafagna Founders' Stage?
Why, you ask? Well, it's because JAMM's own darling Al founded the festival decades ago, on the campus of MSU, where he taught for years.Here they are in 2016 on their wedding anniversary, before the Second Line Parade began.
2018 East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival Line-up

Friday, June 22, 2018
Al and Beth Cafagna Founders' Stage
(behind Peanut Barrel Restaurant)
6:00-7:00 Sunny Wilkinson
7:30-9:00 Baldori and Migliazza
9:30-11:00 Lansing Symphony Big Band w/Benny Bennack III

 MSU Outreach and Engagement Education Stage.
(Albert St near Division)
4:00-5:00 JAMM Scholarship Quartet
5:10-6:10 The Chris Glassman Quartet
6:20-7:20 OC Collective
8:30-9:30 Root Doctor
9:30-11:00 Phil Denny
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Al and Beth Cafagna Founders' Stage
4:00-5:15 Barbara Ware, Vocalist
5:45-7:00 Detroit Jazz Festival Generations Band
7:30-9:30 Gathering Orchestra wsg/Rene Marie
9:30-11:00 Orquesta Ritmo
 MSU Outreach and Engagement Education Stage
3:00-4:00 MSU Big Band Symposium Orchestra
4:30-5:30 MSU Big Band Symposium Orchestra
6:00-7:00 Shadakeon
7:30-9:00 Thornetta Davis
9:30-11:00 Deon Yates
Clicking links will take you to a JAMM website page where you will find details such as performers, 
venue names, Facebook pages and more. Names with asterisk * are JAMM members


May 27

Dave Sharp Worlds Quartet featuring
Elden Kelly*, Carolyn Koebel, Igor Houwat and Henrik Karapetyan
June 1

Pumpstock Festival of American Roots Music
Directed by Smitty Smith*
June 9

Phillip Denny‎*- "Align" (CD Release Concert)
June 16

East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival
June 22-23


Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's with Jeff Shoup*

Wednesday Jazz night at Tavern and Tap
John Patrick Peters Band*

Jazz Thursdays at UrbanBeat

Lily Pearl's Lounge at Lula's Louisiana Cookhouse

Jim Stone's Big Band Swing: Radio and Internet
Saturday, Sunday and repeated online

Randissimo’s Sunday Jazz Jam with Randy Marsh

Mike Stratton's* Vinyl Side of Midnight Radio Show

We take our little JAMM sign everywhere!
You never know who might be willing to help
spread the word!
In this case, it's Gary Wood at the East Lansing
Jazz Festival 2016, working as a volunteer.
This is our special   
"Summer of Jazz"  e-news edition,
to help you plan your
jazz destinations as you travel Pure Michigan!

The Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan welcomes new members and donors, in order to help us continue our work to "preserve and promote live jazz across Mid-Michigan." 

All contributions and member fees are tax-deductible. 

Your participation has a great impact on what we can do.  We appreciate all of you who renewed in 2018 and who joined for the first time this year.

If, however, you have not renewed your membership for 2018 please consider doing so today. 
We'd love to have you back! 

Read more about the things we have been doing:
Join today or renew your membership for 2018:
click here for  MEMBER INFO
We sometimes add last minute news or updates, between newsletters, at this Facebook page, so check in from time to time to be sure you're in the loop!

If you watch YouTube , "subscribe" to our JAMM channel as we get ready to upload even more files we've had stored away since our earliest events, even some great vintage treats. Here's the promo we produced for Betty Baxter's Tribute!

Much appreciation to our Capital Campaign Donors listed below. Our 2018 Goal is $7500
(new members and renewals from past members, paid for 2018)
 Your yearly memberships make sure that JAMM is able to maintain our website, send our weekly enews, contribute to E.Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival and Lansing Jazz Festival and
sponsor a yearly scholarship for area high school student. Is your membership current?
Email us to find out, if you want: jazzjamm2018@gmail.com