Jazzin’ B-Town: Discovery Through Music

Engage the Artists

Live Music, Community Events

Date & Time

Saturday, October 22 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm

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FREE - Please RSVP


505 West 4th St. Bloomington, IN


IU Office of the Provost

City of Bloomington

On Saturday, October 22, the Bloomington community will have an opportunity to “meet the artists.” Moderated by the Director of Indiana University’s Archives of African American Music and Culture Dr. Tyron Cooper, nationally and internationally acclaimed jazz musicians Greg Osby, Cyrus Chestnut, Gary Bartz, Ronnie Burrage, Carol Sudhalter, Avery G. Sharpe and Rob Dixon will discuss their backgrounds and careers, provide a brief masterclass, and enjoy a community jam session.

This event will be FREE and open to the public (space is limited). Musicians who would like to participate in the masterclass and/or jam session can RSVP here. Doors open at 5:30pm.

This event is co-sponsored by IU’s Office of the Provost, FAR Center and the City of Bloomington.


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