Jazz, gender justice at festival

Val Jeanty will be performing in Brattleboro on Saturday.

BRATTLEBORO - The Vermont Jazz Center will present its fourth annual Emerging Artist Festival on Saturday, November 13, at 72 Cotton Mill Hill. The event promotes new ideas and individuals affecting the future of jazz, a music that encourages creativity and lauds game-changing artists.  
Performances will begin at 1 pm on Saturday. Student groups from around the region, including one from Brattleboro Union High School, will be coached by members of the institute throughout the day and will attend a 4:15 pm masterclass. The festival will culminate in an 8 pm performance by Val Jeanty and members of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice. She will be performing with 11 musicians from around the world who represent the mission of the institue of true gender diversity in the field of jazz.
Admission to the in-person daytime events are free. The evening in-person concert is offered on a sliding fee scale from $20 to $40 per person and will be capped at 120 attendees. Online streaming of this concert will be free but donations are welcomed. All portions of this event are free for students and members of the LGBTQ community. Representatives from Outright Vermont will be on hand during the afternoon activities. Tickets and access to the livestream can be found at vtjazz.org.

The Deerfield Valley News

797 VT Route 100 North
Wilmington, VT 05363

Phone: 802-464-3388
Fax: 802-464-7255

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