The Dayton Art Institute has long been a home for jazz in the Miami Valley with the Vectren Just Jazz series performances taking place on the first Thursday of March – November (save for July when they take a month off). This year the series is being renamed the Vectren Jazz & Beyond Series and will feature performances from some established favorites as well as some newer artists. All performances are 5:30-830pm in the Dayton Art Institute’s Shaw Gothic Cloister. Admission is free for museum members or $8 for non-members.
The 2012 Vectren Jazz & Beyond Season Lineup:
March 1: Fareed Haque Trio
April 5: Kick-N-Flava
May 3: Chicago Afrobeat Project
June 7: Soul Express
August 2: Dayton Jazz Orchestra
September 6: Rob Dixon Quartet
October 4: MathGames!
November 8: Puzzle of Light