A2 Jazz Fest: Day 1 at A2 Jazz Fest at Blue LLama Jazz Club

Jennifer Pollard uploaded this event on September 16, 2019

Where

Blue LLama Jazz Club
A2 Jazz Fest

314 S. Main St
Ann Arbor, MI
Map
734-372-3200

When

Thu, September 19, 2019
5:30 pm

Musicians

About

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. More info can be found at: https://www.a2jazzfest.com/a2-jazz-fest-2019-schedule/

Day 1 of A2 JAZZ FEST runs from 5.30 to 11 p.m.

5:30 p.m. - Eliza Salem Quartet - Eliza Salem – Drums; Darianna Videaux - Capitel; Jordan Anderson – Piano; Kaleigh Wilder – Baritone Sax.

Eliza Salem is an up-and-coming young jazz drummer. She is currently based in Ann Arbor, Michigan where she is pursuing a jazz degree from the University of Michigan. Part of the next generation of improvisers, she is always working to expand her traditional and modern jazz repertoire and find ways to play outside the box. Salem is a Metro DC native who learned her craft in the Washington area’s vibrant musical and cultural scene under the guidance of mentors Paul Carr and Chris Allen. She draws inspiration from the broader East Coast community’s jazz tradition, and has performed at historic DC and Baltimore jazz venues such as Columbia Station, An Die Musik, the Keystone Korner, Twins, and Jojo’s. For the past two years, Salem has studied under Michael Gould and Sean Dobbins at U-M’s School of Music, and worked closely with professors Ellen Rowe, Dennis Wilson and Robert Hurst. She has performed with the University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble, the Newport Foundation’s Generations Jazz Assembly Band, and various other student groups in Ann Arbor and Detroit. Salem is the new concert coordinator at Ann Arbor’s renowned music venue Canterbury House....

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