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Akron Jazz Fest featuring guest artist Sam Blakeslee, trombone

April 4 - April 7

JazzFest is back! Join UA students, faculty, and guests Sean Jones and Sam Blakeslee in locations throughout Akron.

Tuesday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. – Jones and Blakeslee with UA faculty Theron Brown and Chris Coles | Edgar’s Restaurant, 530 Nome Ave. | $15 admission

Wednesday, April 5, 8 p.m. – Sean Jones, Sam Blakeslee, and Student Jazz Ensemble | Blu Jazz+, 47 E. Market St.| $10 general, students free with ID

Thursday, April 6, 7:00 p.m. – Open Forum |Guzzeta Recital Hall | Free and open to the public

Friday, April 7, 7:30 p.m.- Synthesis: Featuring the UA Student Jazz Ensemble, UA Wind Symphony, Sean Jones and Sam Blakeslee | Stage Door at E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St. | $12 general, students free with ID | 330-972-7570 | ejthomashall.com

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April 4
April 7


University of Akron; Akron, OH