Jazz on the Avenue

A NEW monthly jazz concert series brought to you by the Yocum Institute for Arts Education.

Let’s be honest – it’s hard to find those moments of personal escape, and sometimes we have to schedule them into our lives. Yocum Institute takes you to a place where the imagination is thriving, and our new Jazz on the Avenue series allows you to invest in yourself while supporting the quality of life and arts education in our community.

We strive to make the arts accessible to all and our sponsors allow us to keep ticket prices low. Thank you for supporting our sponsors.

LOCATION: All concerts are held inside the Shumo Theater at the Yocum Institute for Arts Education.
TIME: 7PM – 9PM, doors open at 6:15PM
TICKETS: to order, visit:

Our September Concert features: An Evening of Jazz Standards, Lars Potteiger New York Trio featuring Dmitry Ishenko and Rob Mitzner

Upcoming Concerts

Friday, September 27 – $15.00
An Evening of Jazz Standards, Lars Potteiger New York Trio featuring Dmitry Ishenko and Rob Mitzner

Friday, October 18 – $20.00
Celebrating Dave Brubeck’s Centennial, Eric Mintel Quartet featuring Nelson Hill, Jack Hegyi, and Dave Mohn

Friday, November 15 – $20.00
Music from Landmark Jazz Album, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool Tribute featuring Mike Eben, Ken Kemmerer, Chris Heslop, Marty Mellinger, Dave Lazorcik, Bob Meashey, Steve Meashey, Bill Smith, Al Stokes, and Rob Diener

Friday, December 27 – $15.00
Swinging Holiday Show, The Hot Club of Reading featuring Josh Taylor, Ken Gehret, Chris Heslop,Trey LaRue, and Josiah Taylor

Past Concerts

Friday, August 9 – Chuck Loeb Memorial Scholarship Winners, Trading Four featuring Sashank Sridhar, Joel Evans, Isaiah Nygard, and Cormick Costello

Friday, July 19 – CD Release Concert, Mike Eben’s From the Hip featuring Marty Mellinger, Roger Morgan, Dave Santana, Terry Bortman, and Mike Byrne

Friday, June 21 – The Monnette Sudler Quartet featuring Sumi Tonooka, Richard Hill, and Leon Jordan, Sr.

Friday, May 17 – Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo

Thank you to our
Jazz on the Avenue Sponsors