JME Presents | Jazz In Jax on the WJCT Soundstage *SOLD OUT*

An Evening Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month through Discussion & Music


Join WJCT Public Media and the Jacksonville Music Experience for a panel discussion on various topics illuminating jazz’s history and contemporary vibrancy in Jacksonville and beyond. Then, enjoy a live performance with Ulysses Owens, Jr. & friends.

This event coincides with the premiere of Jazz Beyond Tradition, a new two-hour program hosted by Jacksonville-bred, Grammy Award-winning musician and educator Ulysses Owens, Jr. and award-winning radio and podcast personality Keanna Faircloth (NPR Music, WBGO, Artimacy Podcast). It airs on Sunday nights on WJCT News 89.9 from April 21 to May 26.

Ulysses Owens, Jr. – musician, producer, educator, and author

Keanna Faircloth – radio & podcast personality, writer, artist advocate
Josh Floyd – owner Josephine, founder of jazz-focused Lounge Series
Tracey Morris – saxophonist, educator, director Morris Music Academy
Cara Murphy – owner/operator Blue Jay Listening Room
Mr. Al Pete – musician, podcaster, journalist, founder The MPN Network
Jeanetta Cebollero – bandleader, promoter, owner Chez L’Amour
Yhang Quintero – owner/operator Wildcrafters, Wildcrafters Jazz Jam Series

Ulysses Owens, Jr. & Friends

6:00 pm – Doors open
6:00-6:30 pm – Reception (cash bar, food truck), performance by UNF Jazz Trio led by Pablo Duque.
6:30-7:30 pm – Panel discussion and audience Q&A
7:30-9:00 pm – Jazz Jam hosted by Ulysses Owens, Jr.

This event is free, but registration is required.

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Saturday, April 27, 2024
6:00 PM


WJCT Soundstage
100 Festival Park Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32202