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Beavercreek High School to host 2022 Weekend of Jazz this month

Beavercreek Weekend of Jazz
Weekend of Jazz

After a pandemic-related break, an annual jazz education event for professionals, students, and fans alike is returning to the Miami Valley. Beavercreek High School is hosting their 2022 Weekend of Jazz this week, two days of performances from school jazz ensembles from around the state, culminating in a Saturday evening headline performance from the New Orleans jazz-funk sextet Naughty Professor.

The 2022 Beavercreek Weekend of Jazz will be held this Friday, February 25 and Saturday, February 26, featuring Saturday evening headliner Naughty Professor. Friday's Beavercreek Band Night begins at 5:30 p.m., and Saturday's School Jazz Band Festival runs from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; both educational portions are free and open to the public. Naughty Professor will close the event on Saturday at 8 p.m. For more information, and Saturday evening tickets, go to WeekendOfJazz.org.