APRIL is JAM with JAZZistry Month

Vincent York’s JAZZistry is planning a MONTH-LONG Celebration for the Smithsonian’s 10th Annual Jazz Appreciation Month–APRIL!!

Enjoy a series of special FREE JAZZY Virtual Activities
throughout April!
Mark your calendars!

DETAILS on Each Event Below:


APRIL 4– 10 PREMIER SCREENING: Rare art film

Starring Vincent York & Detroit's MI Central Train Station

A CLOSER WALK WITH

A perfect blending of history, art and jazz, this unusual independent film is a story of time and goodbyes. Starring Vincent York, it reveals hidden talents and shadows of the past. Filmed prior to the MI Central Train Station’s rescue by the Ford Motor Company in 2018, it is an unforgettable double portrait. By Yi Cui, former UM student when she was a film student at York University (Canada). Yi is now teaching at Colgate University.12 minutes.of 

Thu APRIL 8 • 7 –7:30pm - Join a Live ZOOM w/ Vincent York & Yi Cui for Q&A

Find the link RIGHT HERE on 4/8

APRIL 11 – 17 JAZZistry TRIVIA GAME

Test your JAZZistry IQ with this fun, multiple choice trivia game. We will post this link here beginning April 11-17. Come back here and post your score by April 19! We have prizes!
FIND THE LINK RIGHT HERE April 11 – 17!

APRIL 18 – MAY 5
PREMIER SCREENING: JAZZistry Oral History Project The Blue LLama Interviews: Vincent York's Inspirations

JAZZistry Oral History Project:Blue LLama Interviews, vol.1

See what JAZZistry has been doing during the COVID era. We are proud to screen the first volume of a series with interviewer Linda Yohn. Vincent describes his early influences and how be began his research for JAZZistry while in high school. Filmed in the Blue LLama Jazz Club, Ann Arbor, The link will be posted HERE and you can watch at your leisure. APRIL 18 thru MAY Approximately 35 minutes.

Thu APRIL 22 • 7-7:30pm

Live ZOOM Q & A w/ Vincent & Linda

Find the Link here April 22.

Fri. APRIL 30 – MAY 3 9th Annual International Jazz Day Concert
FREE Live Stream
VINCENT YORK @ Kerrytown Concert House

Spend INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY at KCH where Vincent York will set the standard, playing jazz classics and stepping out, at last! COVID-19  forced cancellation of Vincents; annual concert last year, so it is GREAT to get Vincent back in The House!
FREE LIVE STREAM:  Friday, APRIL 30 – May 3. 

Vincent York, saxophones, clarinet, flute
John Douglas, trumpet
Gary Schunk, piano
Josef Deas, bass
Alex White, drums

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