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Announcing the Vermont Jazz Center's 2017-2018 Concert Season

The Cookers 9/15/17
An unmatched super-group "at the pinnacle of [its] technical prowess." -- Jazzwise Magazine

Tom Harrell Quartet
10/14/17
A living legend trumpeter and composer, "...one of the best...improvisers and bandleaders in jazz." -- New York Times

Camille Thurman Quartet, Emerging Artist Series 11/04/17
A saxophonist and vocalist who "blows the proverbial roof off the place..." -- All About Jazz

Elio Villafranca's Jass Syncopators 11/18/17
Recreating repertoire from the early days of New Orleans jazz, with original African and Cuban elements.

VJC Big Band Scholarship Gala 12/01/17
Our 16-piece dance band featuring special guests Kevin Mahogany and Dave Stryker.

Wycliffe Gordon's International All Stars 1/13/18
An undisputed master of traditional and straight-ahead jazz trombone.

Marquis Hill Blacktet 2/17/18
Thelonious Monk Award Winner, "a dauntingly skilled trumpeter." -- New York Times

Jazzmeia Horn, Emerging Artist Series 3/10/18
Winner of the Thelonious Monk Sarah Vaughan vocal competitions. "... has one of the best voices I've heard in over 40 years"  -- Jon Hendricks

Donny McCaslin Quartet featuring Jason Lindner 3/24/18
David Bowie's core group for his final record Blackstar.

Solo Jazz Piano Fest 04/13 to 04/15/18
In partnership with the Brattleboro Music Center at their beautiful, new facility
A festival that celebrates the refined art of solo jazz piano. Performances by jazz legends Kirk Lightsey, Harold Danko, Christian Sands and Helen Sung as well as regional favorites.

Trio da Paz 05/12/18
A Brazilian super-trio recognized as the ultimate rhythm section in samba jazz.

Eugene Uman's Convergence Project 6/09/18
Compositions drawing from modern jazz, gospel, rock and Latin American rhythms.

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"Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition Winner Jazzmeia Horn, in concert at VJC, March 10th, 2018"

The Vermont Jazz Center is an internationally recognized institution that provides jazz education, programming and outreach. Currently in its 40th year, it was founded in 1974 by the legendary guitarist, Attila Zoller and is now run by pianist, Eugene Uman.

The VJC features a summer jazz workshop, a monthly concert series, Wednesday night jam sessions, and frequent collaborations with area schools, arts organizations and businesses.

Mission: The Vermont Jazz Center is dedicated to creating and preserving jazz through the presentation of workshops, concerts, and instruction to a broad constituency of artists, students, and the general public.

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Upcoming Concerts
The Cookers, September 15th, 2017
September 15th, 2017, 8:00 PM
Tom Harrell Quartet, October 14th, 2017
October 14th, 2017, 8:00 PM
Camille Thurman + the Darrell Green Trio, November 4th, 2017
November 4th, 2017, 8:00 PM
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Handicap Accessible
Concerts at the VJC are handicap accessible.

SEATING: For wheelchair or other handicapped seating at concerts, please call in advance, 802-254-9088 or 802-579-5515.

PARKING AND ENTRANCE: The Cotton Mill’s handicapped entrance is on the south side (on your right as you enter the parking lot). There is one van-accessible parking spot next to this entrance. Other handicapped spots are located along the west side of the building (facing you as you enter the parking lot. There is no handicapped entrance or elevator on this side.

ELEVATOR: To get to VJC on the second floor, you’ll need to use the freight elevator. At the handicapped entrance, pass the flight of stairs and go through the door on your left, into the building's loading area. The elevator is at the far end of the loading area. If you have someone to assist you, make sure they open and close both the elevator’s gate and main door, both from inside (to run it) and when you exit (so other people can use it). If you need assistance with the elevator, call us. We appreciate a call ahead of time but you can also call when you arrive, and we’ll send someone right down. 802-254-9088 or 802-579-5515.

RESTROOMS: Accessible restrooms are located at the far end of the building. As you exit our concert space take a left, and at the end of the hall take a right. They’re pretty far. Leave yourself time.

Please call to discuss arrangements to facilitate your enjoyment of this concert: (802) 254 9088, ext. 2.

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