September 21, 2 - 11 p.m.

A2 Jazz Fest: Day 3

Theo Croker
Sean Dobbins Trio
Jesse Kramer
Trunino Lowe Quartet
Workshops

The A2 Jazz Fest mission is to showcase and promote jazz by presenting live performances of original compositions and jazz standards by Michigan-based artists. All events are free and open to the public! Walk-ins only.

SATURDAY SEPT 21 (DAY 3) -

2 p.m. - Jazz Workshop w/Theo Croker

All workshops require registration, more information coming soon.

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3:15 p.m. - Jazz Workshop w/Sean Dobbins

All workshops require registration, more information coming soon.

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4:30 p.m. - Jazz Workshop Student Show

All workshops require registration, more information coming soon.

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5:45 p.m. - Trunino Lowe Quartet

Featuring: Trunino Lowe - Trumpet; Louis Jones II - Drums; Jonathon S. Muir-Cotton - Bass; Sequoia Snyder - Keyboard.

The Trunino Lowe Quartet is comprised of four friends who love to play together. The band will be performing original music and standards, "be ready for a journey!"

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7 p.m. - Jesse Kramer's "Antinous as Osiris"

Featuring: Jesse Kramer - Drums; Brian Jurez - Bass; Max Bowen - Guitar; Tim Haldeman - Saxophone; Estar Cohen - Vocals.

Released in June of 2019, Kramer’s latest project “Antinous as Osiris” was inspired by two of the most important 20th century literary figures, Marguerite Yourcenar and Langston Hughes. Kramer translates Yourcenar’s exquisite language from her historical novel “Memoirs of Hadrian” and Hughes’ cadence from “Montage of a Dream Deferred” into timeless melodies with lush harmonies and sophisticated rhythmic structures.

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8:30 p.m. - Sean Dobbins Trio

Featuring: Sean Dobbins - Drums; Corey Kendrick - Piano; Rob Bickley - Bass.

Drummer Sean Dobbins leads a trio featuring Corey Kendrick on piano and Rob Bickley on bass. Their repertoire, which is set to their own interesting arrangements, celebrates many of the great jazz pianists and composers such as Herbie Hancock, Oscar Peterson along with original compositions as well! You can expect to hear an eclectic selection of great jazz standards with a modern twist.

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9:45 p.m. - Theo Croker

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If you are interested in volunteering for the 4th annual A2 Jazz Fest, please sign up here.

Suggested Entertainment Fee

With the goal of providing amazing hospitality with minimal rules, the Blue LLama Jazz Club doesn't have a mandatory cover charge when featuring local and regional artists. However, our mission is to bring the best talent to our community and you will see a “suggested entertainment fee” line on the check. While it's not required, you're welcome to add the suggested amount per person to help us continue our mission of presenting amazing music five days a week on the Blue LLama stage.
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