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The Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra is next performing:
Sunday, June 5th, 2022,
3:30 – 4:30 at the Festival of the Arts, Downtown GR, Lyon Stage

Other Upcoming Summer Dates:
June 26th and July 31st at Creston Brewery, 1504 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI.  Admission is free! Come out and hear live jazz performed by West Michigan’s premier professional jazz ensemble!
Live streams should be available on our Facebook page

July 26th, Wagner Pavilion Baldwin, Mi 6:30-8:30pm

July 28th, Kentwood Summer Series, 6:30-8:30pm

Aug. 15th, Jazz in the Park at Millenium Park, 6:30-8:30pm

“Buy the Band a Beer” through the Venmo.com app to @GRJazz or via Paypal at paypal.me/grjazz

Check out our newest CD, “Behind the Mask”!

Read the review on Local Spins!

Enjoy our video versions of Bebop.com and Eavesdroppin’ both featured on our new CD “Behind the Mask”: 

For over 40 years, The Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra has been one of Michigan’s premier jazz ensembles, featuring some of the finest musicians in the area playing swinging original compositions and arrangements as well as traditional favorites.

The musicians that create the live sounds are some of the area’s best soloists, sidemen, and educators available. Many have jazz projects of their own, yet dedicate time to fostering the performance of live big band jazz.

The band was founded in 1976 by the late Bruce Early, and has performed with many famous artists such as Clark Terry, Louis Bellson, Phil Woods, Pearl Bailey, Kenny Wheeler, Randy Brecker, Maria Schneider, Allen Vizutti, Phil Wilson, Bobby Shew, and has been enjoyed by thousands of people at concerts, dances, and festivals throughout the region.