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Jazz NEWS: Using Kemp Library? Hang out in the new Jazz Lounge on the main level! Need a break? Check out the material in the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection on the lower level.

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    Al Cohn Collection

    Representing all forms of jazz from all eras, the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection was founded and named in honor of the award-winning Al Cohn — legendary saxophonist, arranger, composer and conductor.

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    Zoot Fest

    SAVE THE DATE for the 6th Annual Zoot Fest on November 13, 2016: An afternoon of jazz in honor of Al Cohn and Zoot Sims. Presented by ESU and The Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection. 
    PURCHASE TICKETS NOW AT http://www.esufoundation.org/Zootfest2016

    Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, ESU Fine and Performing Arts Building
    3-4pm: Remembering Al and Zoot, featuring saxophonist Lew Tabackin
    4:30-5:30pm: The Music of Hawthorne Nights, performed by members of the COTA Festival Orchestra
    6-8pm: VIP Reception and Post Concert Event at the Poconos' Legendary Deer Head Inn
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    Jazz Ensemble

    Comprised of students and community members, the ESU Jazz Ensemble rehearses once a week. Often joined by some of the areas finest guest musicians, the ESU Jazz Ensemble performs a Fall and Spring concert at no charge to the public under the direction of Dr. Matt Vashlishan