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Event takes place on March 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM
303 Homestead Avenue, Holyoke MA

Holyoke Community College’s Annual Jazz Festival has delighted many Jazz enthusiasts over the years. This years festival, opens Friday, March 27th, featuring renowned jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan as the weekend’s guest artist, singing with the Amherst Jazz Orchestra under the direction of music professor and trombonist David Sporn. 

The festival continues on Saturday, Mach 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Leslie Phillips Theater with big band and combo performances by high school and HCC jazz students. Jazz clinics, workshops and jam sessions will be held throughout the day in the HCC Recital Hall (FPA building, Room 137).

A concluding concert will be held  Saturday from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. This will feature Sheila Jordan performing with a select combination of students representing each of the participating high schools, HCC students and festival faculty. You don’t want to miss this!

Information about Sheila Jordan is available at her web site:

For information, contact Robert Ferrier at (413) 552-2480 or 


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