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Winter Lineup for Monday Night Jazz Gumbo!

February 20th
River Rogues
Jazz Band
River Rogues
March 20th
Nick Ayoub and The Family
featuring Mike Lutley on saxes & flute
< Nick Ayoub
April 17th
Kat Jones Quartet
featuring Ian LeVine on drums.

Kat Jones


Due to popular request we are reinstating the Jazz Gumbo Series-complete with Gumbo! The Guest House 634 Stocking Avenue NW, Grand Rapids MI.  Doors open at 5:50 PM for those with accessibility issues, for all others at 6:00. Concert time: 6:30-8:30. Cost is $10.00 for members: $15.00 for non-members.* Laura and crew will be cooking up their famous gumbo accompanied by salad and a roll. A soup or chili will be available for those who prefer a different choice. *A limited number of students with ID will be offered a special entrance for $5.00 which does not include food.

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Other Events

Jeremy Siskind

Heritage Jazz Fest
Discounted ticket prices for WMJS members!

Beer City Saxes... February 1, 7-10 PMBeer City Saxes

will perform at H.O.M.E. @ the B.O.B.. Regular rotating members: Gary McCourry, James Hayward, Tom Lockwood, Tom Stansell, Greg Marsden, Mike Lutley, and Bob Nixon. Joining them will be pianist Steve Talaga, bassist Joe Oprea and drummer Eddie Eicher. 7-10 pm. Don't miss this are oppurtunity! Music clips are available on Youtube. For more info: Gary McCourry at (845) 913-5058

Clarinetist-SaxophonistAnat Cohen
Anat Cohen
February 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

Ms. Cohen will be performing at the Max Colley Jr. Performing Arts Center/ Northview HS. 4451 Hunsberger NE, Grand Rapids, MI. w/ both the Rockford and Nothview HS Jazz Bands, and The Michigan State Jazz Octets I & II under the leadership of Diego Rivera on February 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Tickets in advance, contact Greg Wells (gwellsnvps.net) or at the door (cash only) $10 adults/ $5 senior citizens & students. Open seating. www.anatcohen.com/about

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