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Memorial jazz concert honors Savannah music icon Ben Tucker

29 May 2017

Every year on June 4, a jazz concert is held in memory of the iconic jazz musician Ben Tucker.


Annual Duke Ellington concert to be held at pavilion dedicated to jazz legend Ben Tucker

18 Apr 2017

The Savannah Jazz Orchestra will honor two great musicians April 23 at its annual Duke Ellington Birthday Concert.


41st annual Christmas Jazz Concert & Jam Session features variety of musicians

19 Dec 2016

Every year on Christmas Day, the Coastal Jazz Association opens up to get down at the annual Christmas Jazz Concert & Jam Session.


Coastal Jazz Association seeks to capture stories of city’s rich music history for new exhibit

02 Nov 2016

Savannah’s jazz history is one of the least explored and most under-represented facets of our city’s rich timeline. 


2016 Savannah Jazz Festival dates, talent announced

24 May 2016

The Coastal Jazz Association has announced dates for the 35th annual Savannah Jazz Festival, featuring national artists, Coastal Jazz Hall of Fame musicians and after-hours jazz jams, featuring the Teddy Adams All Stars.  


Coastal Jazz Association to feature Teddy Adams Sextet in concert

09 May 2016

He’s been a part of the Coastal Jazz Association since its beginning, but Teddy Adams hasn’t done a monthly concert for the CJA in years.


Savannah welcomes 40th annual Christmas jazz concert and jam session

22 Dec 2015

It happens every Christmas Day. At 5 p.m., dedicated jazz enthusiasts gather for the Coastal Jazz Association’s Christmas Jam Concert. After the success of last year’s event, the concert will return to Savannah Station.


Do Savannah's top 10 list: Welcome summer with John Mellencamp, James Bond

17 Jun 2015

Things are heating up in Savannah with a new outdoor concert series at The Grey, the "Summer of Bond" at Lucas Theatre and even a Roman orgy to welcome the solstice!


Drummer John ‘Lil John’ Lumpkin to headline Sunday Jazz in June concert

15 Jun 2015

​According to family legend, John “Lil John” Lumpkin discovered music at a very young age.


Concert in the Chapel benefits Coastal Jazz Association

21 Jan 2015

Savannah is known for unique events you can’t find other places. Example: How about a concert in a mausoleum?


DO Savannah's top 10 list: Add holiday concerts to your calendar

18 Dec 2014

If you're not in the holiday spirit yet, Do Savannah's top weekend events are sure to get you singing carols in no time!


South by Midwest: A season for music

17 Dec 2014

Savannah musicians are spreading holiday cheer with concerts that are sure to please a variety of listeners.


Coastal Jazz Association moves annual Christmas concert to Savannah Station

15 Dec 2014

It’s Dec. 25 and the presents have been opened, the feast has been consumed, but there is one more thing left to look forward to.


Coastal Jazz Association to induct four into its Hall of Fame

17 Sep 2014

One of the highlights of the Savannah Jazz Festival is sure to be the induction of four new members into the Coastal Jazz Association’s Hall of Fame, followed by a concert.


Annual Savannah Jazz Festival to feature more than 20 acts for free

17 Sep 2014

You won’t find many high-end music events that offer free admission, but the Savannah Jazz Festival is one of those rare exceptions.


Jazz pianist Lenore Raphael to make Savannah debut

25 Jun 2014

World-renowned jazz pianist Lenore Raphael began playing music at age 3.


Christmas Day concert raises money for scholarships

18 Dec 2013

The Coastal Jazz Association’s annual Christmas Concert: Jazz Yule Love has become a favorite tradition for musicians and listeners alike.


Coastal Jazz Association presents Atlanta’s Audrey Shakir

12 Nov 2013

Atlanta’s first lady of jazz, Audrey Shakir, will join local musicians Eric Jones on piano, Mitch Hennes on bass and Sean Bolden on drums at The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah’s monthly presentation at The Westin Golf Club on Nov. 17.