Saturday, May 30, 2015

FREE Comerica Java & Jazz Concert Series at Detroit Main Library continues on 6/16 with The Marvin Jones Trio

FREE concert series celebrates its 15th season with local musicians

Comerica Bank has partnered with the Detroit Public Library to present the FREE Comerica Java & Jazz: A Coffee House Series for the 15th consecutive year.

The concert series brings world-renowned jazz musicians to Detroit for music fans to enjoy FREE of charge.

“We’re pleased to bring back Java & Jazz for the 15th year and honored to be a part of a program that entertained Metro Detroiters for more than a decade,” said Patricia McCann, vice president and national civic affairs manager, Comerica Bank. “The success of Comerica’s longstanding partnership with The Detroit Public Library is a testament to the continuing popularity and longstanding tradition of Detroit’s unique jazz sound.”

The FREE concerts will be held on the third Tuesday of every month from March through July at the Detroit Public Library, Friends Auditorium located at 5201 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48202.

The series continues Tuesday, June 16th with Armond Jackson.  The complete lineup includes:

Straight Ahead
Tuesday, March 17 – 6 p.m.
Straight Ahead have shown themselves to be powerful and imaginative composers and arrangers in the music industry. Their sound ranges comfortably from mainstream jazz, R&B ballads, to Brazilian funk.

The Jazz Cycle
Tuesday, April 21 – 6 p.m.
The Jazz Cycle showcases a different approach to making music by combining different styles of jazz to achieve the right blend of sound and feel of the tunes all the while having fun playing and creating music.

Kathy Kosins
Tuesday, May 19 – 6 p.m.
An award-winning vocalist, Kathy Kosins is known for her eclectic musical palette that spans many eras throughout the rich history of jazz.

The Marvin Jones Trio
Tuesday, June 16 – 6 p.m.
The Marvin Jones Trio uses a powerful high-spirited jazz standards combined with smooth vocals and a beautiful three-part harmony. Syncopated and stylized to achieve classic arrangements for bass, drums and keyboard.

Obed Succari
Tuesday, July 21 – 6 p.m.
Percussionist Obed Succari beautifully melds his Latin percussion training with his Motown- inspired musical stylings, creating a jazz sound all his own for concert goers to enjoy.

Comerica Java & Jazz Series
Detroit Public Library - Friends Auditorium
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202


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