to be led by famed Saxophonist

In just its sixth year, the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra has established itself as the premier collegiate all-star big band on the east coast.  With past performances in New Orleans, New York, and Washington DC, the band's members are some of the finest up and coming jazz musicians, this year representing twelve different college and university jazz programs.

This year's group will be led by the internationally renowned saxophonist and clinician Chris Vadala.  One of the country's foremost woodwind artists, Chris Vadala is recognized as the Director of the Jazz Studies program at the University of Maryland along with his long tenure as the standout woodwind artist for Chuck Mangione.  Chris has performed with the most recognized names in Jazz and is among the most sought after clinicians in the country.

Performances will take place on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the newly renovated Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club (a 1938 Art-Deco theater recently revived to serve as the area's premier supper club) and for their regular appearance at the Crown Ballroom as part of Downtown Cumberland's Weekend of Jazz, April 4 & 5, 2014

For additional information, please email macjo@cumberlandjazz.com