Thursday, June 18 – Saturday, June 20 –
Relish in the smooth sounds of Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and producer Bill Evans and his band, Soulgrass, as they headline Jazz In June 2015 with their unique fusion funk, rock, rhythm and groove. The annual Jazz in June is proudly celebrating its 32nd year, and for the first time, the festival will open with blues and jazz jams as part of the Norman Arts Council’s June Second Friday Art Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. Jazz In June is also collaborating with Norman Public Library to present Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers: From Ragtime to Rock ‘n Roll – How the Blues Shaped American Music at the Norman Public Library West. The festival will also host clinics with artists to school guests on jazz music. Clinics include “A Listeners Guide to Early Dixieland Jazz on Vinyl” and “The Soul of the Sax.” You don’t want to miss this three-day festival. For more information, visit www.jazzinjune.org.