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Blair Big Band hosts Jeff Coffin and new Nashville Jazz Composers Collective, April 9

TICKETED EVENT

Blair Big Band
Ryan Middagh, director
with Jeff Coffin

and introducing The Nashville Jazz Composers Collective

Thursday, April 9
8 p.m., Ingram Hall

The Blair Big Band closes its concert season with Grammy-winning saxophonist Jeff Coffin. Coffin is an internationally recognized saxophonist, bandleader, composer and educator, a member of the Dave Matthews Band and former member of Béla Fleck & the Flecktones. The second half of the concert introduces the Nashville Jazz Composers Collective in its first public performance. The NJCC includes more than 30 all-star jazz musicians, focusing on original compositions, improvisation and community-based music education. Influenced by diverse musical backgrounds, open minds and a passion for great music, the NJCC represents a new generation of music and musicians in Music City.

Tickets: $20 adults; $15 seniors (65+) and Vanderbilt faculty and staff; free for students with ID. Tickets available at the door.

Presented with gratitude to an anonymous graduate for generously  supporting the Blair School


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