It’s time for us to accept nominations for the 2019 JAMM Tribute Honoree! The celebration will take place in November, 2018. Click here to find out where to send your choice and what we'd like to know about your decision. If you already know about how to nominate, email your choice to
Thank you, as always, to our JAMM members, not only for your financial support,
but for the enthusiasm you bring to this organization. Can't do it without you!
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"Well, Mother Nature had her way a few times during the festival, but we still managed to have some incredible music and a great time to meet friends and spend time with those who appreciate jazz as much as JAMM members do!"

Still lots of live jazz left this summer, like Music in the Garden (see gig list below). Stay tuned here to keep yourselves updated!
Get the word out about your shows, 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!
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


Music in the Garden: Spartan Jazz
June 26

Lansing Concert Band Big Band
June 28

Paul Keller Orchestra
July 2

Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty's with Jeff Shoup*

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

Jazz Thursdays at UrbanBeat
Owner, Terry Terry*

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 Scott Marsh

Mike Stratton's* Vinyl Side of Midnight Radio Show
Sundays and syndicated online on other days


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!

Today's Jazz Birthday
Milton John "Milt" Hinton (June 23, 1910 – December 19, 2000), regarded as the Dean of jazz bass players, was an American double bassist and photographer.
If you use YouTube , "subscribe" to our JAMM channel as we get ready to upload even more files we've had stored away since our earliest events, including some great vintage treats.
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 soon.
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
Your yearly memberships make sure that JAMM is able to maintain our website, send our weekly e-news, contribute to E.Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival and Lansing Jazz Festival and sponsor a yearly scholarship for an
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Is your membership current?
Email us to find out:
(alphabetical order, based on first names)
*Scholarship Recipients
**Tribute Honorees
(Lifetime Memberships)
Abigail Zerbe**, Al & Beth Cafagna, Alex Mejia**, Andrew Farmer, Arlene & John McDaniel
Barry McGuire, Betty Baxter*, Betty Joplin*, Bill Fulmer, BMRW Promotions, Bob and Joy Brown, Bob Johnson, Bonnie B. Sumbler, Bruce Kaldor
Candice Wilmore, Carolyn Ojala, Cat Coens, Clif Metcalf**, Cole Kaldor, Conor McCornack**
Dave Cheyne, David Rosin & family, Debbie Fogel, Debbie Nolan, DJ Clarinet, Don and Denise Slabaugh,
Doug Fritch, Dudley “Smitty” Smith
Edward Turbin, Erick Williams, Evan Dempsey**,
Francisco Delgado
Ger and Joanne Schultink
Hari Kern
Ian Levine
Jack Devine, James Heinlein**, James Gregory, Jane Church, Janelle Reichman, Jarrett D. Ragan, Jr, Jeff Shoup,
Jeff Wood, Jenny Chung, Jill Engle**Jim Bingen, Joan Gochberg, Joan Nelson, John Patrick Peters, John & Maria Mikulski, John and Andra Robison, John and Diane Revitte, Julian Van Dyke
Karen M. Hofbauer, Kathleen Jones, Kaye R. Persell, Ken Jones
Larry Malott, Laurie Koochesfahani, Lynne Martinez
Maribeth Fletcher, Marilyn Deussen, Marilyn R. Laughlin, Marlene Brubaker, Meegan Holland, Michael Shalley,
Milton and Sue Powell
Nick Zabrodsky, Noah Frankforter**
Off-Sheet Music, LLC
Paul Rathbun, Paula Bladen, Paulette Hatchett, Peggy Champion, Philip Nager, Phil Denny, Phillipe & Sarah Laurens
Randy Gelispie*, Ramona Collins, Robert H. Digby, Robert G. Johnson, Rodney Whitaker*, Roger Marz
Steve and Mary Lou Rudner, Sue & Gene Rebeck*, Sunny Wilkinson* & Ron Newman*, Susan Stahl, Suzette Hilton
Terry Terry
Valerie Smith
Wendy Decker