Event Category: Events
Join us at BLU Jazz+ as we feature our area’s top high school & collegiate jazz programs in a special concert series! This showcase will include performances by the talented groups from Firestone High School & Kent State University!
Presented by the BLU Jazz+ Masterclass Foundation, our 4th annual BLU Jazz+ Student All-Stars Concert Series continues as we feature the talented student ensembles from Firestone High School (6PM) & Kent State University (7PM)! Proceeds from this event are split among the schools and the BLU Jazz+ Masterclass Foundation, so bring your friends and family out and support for these awesome local student groups!
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About BLU Jazz+ Masterclass Foundation
Committed to the preservation of America’s treasured art form of jazz, BLU Jazz+ Masterclass Foundation (BJMF) is a new program developed by the founders of BLU Jazz+ Akron (BJA) that brings “front-row” jazz education performance & mentorship opportunities to student musicians and art lovers alike by presenting a series of masterclasses led by top visiting musicians from all over the world.
Recipient of a 2015 Knights Art Challenge grant award by the Knight Foundation, BLU Jazz+ Masterclass Foundation expands upon the essence of Akron, Ohio’s award-winning live jazz destination, BLU Jazz+ Akron (BJA), launched in Fall 2014.