West Michigan Jazz Society

West Michigan Jazz Society moves free concerts from zoo to Ah-Nab-Awen Park

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Jazz in the Park, formerly Jazz at the Zoo, begins at Ah-Nab-Awen Park this summer on June 8. The yearly concert series is presented by the West Michigan Jazz Society. The jazz society has produced free jazz concerts in Grand Rapids for 14 years,...

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West Michigan Jazz Society carries on mission of founding leaders

by (Renato)

Submitted 11-20-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Betty Forrest had a passion for jazz, and she was married to a jazz musician. Jack Hoppus was a radio DJ with his own all-night jazz show for WLAV, and collected jazz records while opening up Jack’s Record Shop. Together, these two helped to...

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Mark Kahny and The Boogie Woogie Babies perform at Jazz at the Zoo

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-10-2012 under NEWS

Despite the high temperatures last week Monday, a large crowd gathered at the John Ball Zoo for the weekly Jazz at the Zoo concert hosted by the West Michigan Jazz Society (WMJS). WMJS 2012 musician of the year Mark Kahny and his band performed...

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