CSU Jazz Band hosts Columbus Jazz Society meeting

The award-winning Columbus State University Jazz Band will be the guests at the May 4 Columbus Jazz Society JazzJam and monthly meeting.

The jazz band and combo learn jazz history, improv and composition, and learn repertoire from both contemporary and jazz pioneers.

The CJS concert is 6-9 p.m. May 4 in the Liberty Theatre, 813 Eighth Ave.

Musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments and jam after the CSU Jazz Band concert.

Tickets are $7.

Call Corrine Cox at 706-324-2125.

The rest of the 2008 schedule:

June 8: Gordon Vernick, trumpet

July 13: The Lou Vallee Four featuring Suzanne Swan

Aug. 10: Trey Wright, guitar

Sept. 14: The Atlanta Seventeen Big Band

Oct. 12: Dallas Smith, woodwinds

Nov. 9: Mace Hibbard, saxophones

Dec. 14: Kevin Vannoy, vocals and saxophone