CJC Jazz Festival - April 3rd, 2022 - NOCE
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month (as designated by the Smithsonian), the Community Jazz Center of Greater Des Moines (CJC) is hosting an afternoon of local jazz on Sunday, April 3 at Noce Jazz Caberet, 1326 Walnut in downtown Des Moines. The day features up and coming students to seasoned pros. The schedule for the day is as follows:
1:00 - 1:45 PM: The NOLA Jazz Band
2:00 - 2:45 PM: CJC Jam Session Trio (with Sam Salomone and
Tanner Taylor on piano) and selected jam session
3:00 - 3:45 PM: Scott Smith Trio (with Julius Brooks)
4:00 - 4:45 PM: The CJC Big Band featuring CJC Jazz Hall of Fame
5:00 - 5:45 PM: Des Moines Big Band Combo (led by Dave Rezek)
There will be a $10 suggested donation for the event. Those donations help fund the many youth programming activities CJC offes throughout the year such as a monthly youth jam session, student scholarships, middle school/
junior high festivals and more. As a volunteer organization and 5013C, we value and appreciate your support of our events and our mission.
For more than 25 years, the CJC has been celebrating the past, present and future of jazz in Des Moines through a variety of activities for musicians, educators and jazz fans of all ages.
Americana Donation Opportunity!
Americana will donate 10% of meals on April 3rd to the CJC. This is a great opportunity to eat world class food and support great local jazz, so please consider stopping by Americana.