Des Moines Community Jazz Center Announcements

Jazz & Wine Pavilion schedule starting June 26

THE JAZZ & WINE PAVILION PRESENTED BYMEREDITH WILL FEATURE LIVE JAZZ MUSIC IN A RELAXED AND SHADED ATMOSPHERE ALONGSIDE SELECTIONS OF FINE WINES FROM GATEWAY MARKET.

Jazz and Wine Pavilion - Friday, June 26

Lacona Trio  The Lacona Trio plays original compositions written by Ben Chappell, that range from straight ahead to avante-garde. Lacona also plays their renditions of jazz standards. Join them from 11:00 am- 12:00 pm. Add to my calendar

Belin Quartet   The Belin Quartet will be playing a selection of jazz favorites which highlight traditional jazz styles. Join them for classical music from 12:30 pm- 1:30 pm. Add to my calendar

The Heath Alan Band  Heath Alan is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist that effortlessly crosses genres to produce a delightfully unique show that celebrates a wide variety of American roots music. Catch his performance from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Add to my calendar

John Krantz Quintet   The John Krantz Quintet features some of the most experienced musicians in Des Moines and was formed to pay tribute to the many great jazz artists and the fiery compositions associated with the hard bop genre of jazz. Join them from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm. Add to my calendar

Hot Mess Quintet   Dave Camwell and the Hot Mess Quintet will be performing high energy and soulful hardbop jazz, featuring some of Des Moines' finest jazz musicians from 6:30 pm -8:00 pm. Add to my calendar

Rob Lumbard and Chase Garret   Rob Lumbard, one of the top acoustic blues guitarists in the Midwest teams up with boogie-woogie piano playing phenomenon from Iowa City, Chase Garrett.  Join them from 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm. Add to my calendar

Jazz & Wine Pavilion - Saturday, June 27

Hannah Marks Trio  Join bassist Hannah Marks and her trio featuring Nick Leo on piano and Sam Mogerman on drums  from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm as they present a unique mix of well-known jazz standards and some lesser-known gems. Add to my calendar

Java Jews   You don’t need to be Jewish to enjoy the highly caffeinated klezmer music of the Java Jews — a mix of Yiddish and Hebrew melodies combined with dixieland, jazz, and a touch of Spike Jones. Klezmer music is upbeat, tender, hand-clapping, tear-jerking, and in the hands of the Java Jews it’s always fun. Join them from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Add to my calendar

The Commons Collective The Commons Collective is a quintet that features original compositions by all members of the group, as well as its own creative interpretations of standard jazz and popular repertoire, and is comprised of current students and recent graduates of the University of Northern Iowa. Catch them from 3:00 pm -5:00 pm. Add to my calendar

John Kizilarmut Trio   Catch the John Kizilarmut Trio from 5:30 pm- 7:30pm for authentic jazz music. Add to my calendar

Susie Miget Quintet   The Susie Miget Quintet will play an interesting mixture of standard, straight ahead and modern jazz tunes from 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm.  The band features many interpretive vocals by Susie along with a true jazz quintet sound in both accompaniment and horn focused instrumentals. Add to my calendar

Jazz & Wine Pavilion - Sunday, June 28

NOLA Jazz Band  The NOLA Jazz Band members play with many well know groups in Central Iowa. All members have in common a love for the sound and “feel” of old traditional and current New Orleans based music – real, gutsy, heatfelt and raw. They enjoy playing off the energy of their audiences, and truly have fun playing together. Join them from 11:30 am -12:30 pm. Add to my calendar 

Shane Burgess Trio   Come enjoy the Shane Burgess Trio perform a variety of standards from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Add to my calendar

The Jazz Page The group will be performing a variety of music which will include new treatments of Jazz Standards as well as several original compositions, from more traditional to contemporary sounds and grooves will be enjoyed by all.3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.  Add to my calendar