Announcing this Season's Concerts:

The VJC is excited about this year's offerings; please join us at each one to experience the rich array of different styles. Our aim in concert programing is to present music that is of high quality; music that is fresh and vibrant, stimulating yet accessible.
  • Sept. 20, 2014 - T.S. Monk Sextet
  • Oct. 18th, 2014 - Dafnis Prieto's Si o Si Quartet
  • Nov. 1st, 2014 - Jeff Coffin Mu' tet
  • Nov. 15th, 2014 - Emerging Artist Series: Sarah Elizabeth Charles Quartet and Integriti Reeves
  • Dec. 5th, 2014 - Big Band Gala - VJC Big Band
  • Jan. 17th, 2015 - Clarence Penn Quartet
  • Feb. 14th, 2015 - Julian Lage Trio
  • March 14th, 2015 - Bill Charlap Trio
  • March 28th, 2015 - Emerging Artist Series: Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio
  • April 18th, 2015 - Holophonor Sextet feat. Miro Sprague
  • May 16th, 2015 - Alicia Olatuja
  • June 6th, 2015 - Eugene Uman's Convergence Project
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As Yet Quintet to Perform at West Village Meeting House on May 28th at 7:30 PM

The As Yet Quintet joins five forces in New England music for a creative medley of jazz, Mideastern, and Caribbean sounds. All five musicians contribute to the quintet's program of entirely original pieces. In As Yet's music you'll hear sounds from Latin grooves to Turkish modes, Balkan rhythms played on Cuban wooden boxes, and blues with a touch of Bulgarian choral style. Compositions drawing from many traditions balance with expressive jazz soloing to create an imaginative sound and an unforgettable concert experience. The concert will take place at the West Village Meeting House (All Souls Church) at 7:30 PM, 29 South Street, West Brattleboro, VT.

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Artistic Director, Eugene Uman to be interviewed by Radio Personality/Musician/Activist Steve West at BMAC on Monday, June 1st Organized by Brattleboro-West Arts and the Arts Council of Windham County

Where do creative ideas come from? What inspires? How does one go from the first germ of an idea to a finished composition? Do artists, in their awareness of the creative process, have something to offer others as they create their careers and lives?

In the next public forum in the local Making it in the Arts series, musician Eugene Uman will offer his perspective on these questions at 7:30 p.m. June 1 at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. Using specific musical ideas and pieces, he will explore the process of artistic creation and its relevance to all of us, whether we consider ourselves artists or not.

Eugene Uman's Convergence Project Returns to the Vermont Jazz Center

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Composer and pianist Eugene Uman and his Convergence Project returns for his seventh annual Vermont Jazz Center concert with a special night of high-energy original jazz compositions based on traditional Colombian music on Saturday, June 6th at 8 PM. Other members of the Convergence Project Joining Uman will be Michael Zsoldos, on saxophone, Jeff Galindo on trombone, Stomu Takeishi on electric bass, Satoshi Takeishi on drums and Adam O'Farrill on trumpet, who was the third place winner in this year's Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.

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The Vermont Jazz Center is an internationally recognized institution that provides jazz education, programming and outreach. Currently in its 40th year, it was founded in 1974 by the legendary guitarist, Attila Zoller and is now run by pianist, Eugene Uman.

The VJC features a summer jazz workshop, a monthly concert series, Wednesday night jam sessions, and frequent collaborations with area schools, arts organizations and businesses.

Mission: The Vermont Jazz Center is dedicated to creating and preserving jazz through the presentation of workshops, concerts, and instruction to a broad constituency of artists, students, and the general public.

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