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Jazz Is Life

“Jazz is about being in the moment”- Herbie Hancock.

Here at St. James’ we celebrate the music of freedom and life. Every year we come together to share “in the moment”, to immerse ourselves in its embrace and history.  Join us this November as we welcome two-time Grammy award winner Diane Schuur together with a host of great musicians.

 

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Our Sponsors

We could not present Jazz at St. James’ without the support of our incredible sponsors.  Their generous and gracious commitment year after year means that we can continue to bring great musicians to our stage.

“I love Jazz at St. James’. I can’t believe this is the 23nd year of showcasing great Austin and national musicians and I can’t wait to hear Grammy award winner Diane Schuur!” – Keith Braithwaite

“Jazz at St. James’ is not to be missed! Every year, the lineup is stellar, with local and internationally renowned musicians. The setting is beautiful, and the hospitality will make you glad you attended.” – Brian Miller

Schedule

We have an amazing lineup this year featuring the incomparable Diane Schuur, John Mills Quartet, Blue Mist Band, and Guests!

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Friday Night Schedule

All events are at St. James’ Episcopal Church, 1941 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78721

5:30-7 pm Jazz Social Hour with Fernando Miramon – Free and open to the public

Doors Open For Concert at 6:30 pm

7 pm:

Opening – John Mills Quintet

John Mills – woodwinds
Carter Arrington – guitar
John Fremgen – bass
Thomas Wenglinski – piano
Wayne Salzmann II – drums

Headliner – Diane Schuur

Saturday Schedule

All events are at St. James’ Episcopal Church, 1941 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78721

1-3 pm: Master Class – Free event with Dr. John Mills – open to all

Doors Open For Concert At 6:30 pm

5-7 pm: Angel Reception with Fernando Miramon

7 pm:

Opening – Blue Mist Band

Robert Kelley – lead and backup vocals (Lubbock TX)
Brad Shultz – lead guitar (Atlanta)
Rex Pahoa – bass guitar (Hawaii)
Rodney Hyder – drums (Austin)
Jimmy Vinson – keyboards, lead and backup vocals (Pampa, TX)
Steve Johnson – sax (Houston)

Headliner – Diane Schuur

Sunday Jazz Mass

Doors Open At 10:45 am, Free And Open To All

11 am: Jazz Mass with Diane Schuur

The Jazz Mass is a divine celebration of music and the spirit. Two-time Grammy award winner Diane Schuur will be singing and playing piano, joined by the St. James’ Episcopal Church Choir, John Mills, Joe Morales and others. It’s a church service with soul. Don’t miss it!