The Shaw Jewish Community Center in Akron will host “An Evening of Jazz for the J” Sept. 17 at BLU Jazz+ on 47 E. Market St. in Akron.
Musicians Willie Jones III, Terell Stafford, Steve Davis, Ralph Moore, Eric Reed and Gerald Cannon will perform.
The event will raise funds for the Shaw JCC, which will be used to provide programs and services for children, families and seniors through aquatics and fitness, early childhood education, Camp JCC and more.
“If you love jazz and live in Northeast Ohio, you will love this lineup of jazz musicians and BLU Jazz+ is just the right size to have that intimate jazz experience like clubs in New York have,” said Kathy Salem, the musicians’ manager.
Tickets are $45 for singles, $80 for couples and $25 for students. Cocktails, craft beers and food will be available for purchase. There are $75 VIP tickets available, which grants ticketholders early entrance at 5:30 to mingle with the musicians and enjoy appetizers and drinks.
To purchase tickets and for more information, visit ShawJCC.org/Jazz or call 330-835-0025.