Performance Schedule

 "That's why they call it 'playing!' "

- Phil Sobel


Sunday, June 2 - Friday, June 7, 2019

Joe's Jazz Camp

Cambridge High School

Milton, GA

This is the 3rd year for Jazz Labs Alumnus Lee Watts and Bandleader/Trumpeter/Singer extraordinaire Joe Gransden to host a stellar Jazz Camp with world class faculty in a gorgeous facility!  Can't wait to see what surprises happen this year - always a great time, and such an educational opportunity for so many students!



Sunday, June 9 - Friday, June 14, 2019

Jazz Labs Dayton at the University of Dayton

Fitz Hall

University of Dayton

1529 Brown Street

Dayton, OH 45409

Jazz Labs was founded by Hal in 1993, and over the past quarter century, through several administrative permutations, Hal has succeeded in building a world class faculty of great players who are also great teachers.  This year we're very excited about our move to the University of Dayton, so if you know any Junior High or High School musicians who want to Do Jazz, have them register at our website - just follow the link below:




You'll also want to join us for one (or all!) of our concerts in Boll Theatre, all FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

Wednesday, June 12 - 7:00 pm - Internationally Renowned Guest Artist Bria Skonberg

Thursday, June 13 - 7:00 pm - Jazz Labs Student Big Bands

Friday, June 14 - 12:00 Noon - Jazz Labs Student Combos





Friday, June 28, 2019

Kim Kelly Orchestra Performance

Downtown Tipp City, OH

Cincinnati, OH 45202

7:00pm - 9:30pm

MOne of the most popular big band in the area, Hal helped Kim start this Orchestra quite a while ago - come on out and see the FREE concert on the street in Tipp City!



Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Brass Tracks Band Featured Performance

City of Dayton Lights in Flight Fireworks Festival

Riverscape Metropark

111 E. Monument Avenue

Dayton, Ohio 45402


This band has gotten so tight over the last 5 years - it's so fun to play in and write for, and audiences are thrilled to hear all the classic horn band tunes.  Come and help us light up the night with this FREE concert!

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Friday, July 5, 2019

Performance with Mike Sharfe Trio

Washington Platform

1000 Elm Street - Corner of Elm and Court

Cincinnati, OH 45202

9:00pm - 12:00am

This is always a fun hang - great food, great atmosphere, and great musicians playing straight ahead jazz!  Mike Sharfe always puts together stellar groups, and most recently I was able to reconnect with pianist Phil DeGreg and drummer John Taylor.  What a delicous night of music that was - looking forward to repeating the experience - hope you can come share it!

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 Saturday, July 6, 2019

Performance with Miami University Steel Band

Keehner Park, niversity of Dayton - Raymond Fitz Hall

7411 Barret Road

West Chester Township, OH 45069

Chris Tanner just celebrated 25 years with the Miami University Steel Band, and what a great group it is!  I am proud to continue my association with the band, and play some fun Steel Band music in an outdoor park setting - always a great time - come on out!  




Sunday, July 7, 2019

Brass Tracks Band Performance

Springfield Summer Arts Festival

Veterans Park Amphitheater

250 Cliff Park Rd.

Springfield, OH

Brass Tracks Band is doing more concert type performances this summer, so come catch the fun in this beautiful setting!

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