Coe Jazz Ensemble to perform at Java and Jazz Concert

Extra: Rod Pritchard, Secretary of the College
(319) 399-8605 or

2016-11-08 12:28:06 - General

The Coe College Jazz Ensemble will perform at the annual Java and Jazz Concert at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.  Featuring jazz groups from Coe and Washington, the evening includes music, dessert and coffee. The event is held in the Washington band room and is open to the public for $8.

This year's presentation features guest artist Rich Medd on the trombone, who serves as the band director at Iowa City West High School. The Coe and Washington bands will play the music of Count Basie, Trombone Shorty and Bob Brookmeyer.

Featuring the Coe Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Steve Shanley, the Washington High School "Revolutionists" and "Jazz Also" jazz bands will perform, directed by Joel Nagel.

For more information, call 399-8521.