Denny Corson (left), Edgar Higgins (center) and Patrick Jimmerson perform as the jazz fusion trio 247 at The Alaskan Hotel and Bar this summer. The trio released its fourth recording, the EP ““Seal of Approval,”on Friday. (Photo courtesy of 247)

Jazz fusion trio of TMHS grads releases fourth recording

Band co-founder calls EP, which can be heard free online, “a gigantic step up” from previous albums.


Julia Keefe, left, guides her Indigenous Big Band through a performance at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall to open this spring’s Juneau Jazz & Classics festival on Friday night. (Mark Sabbatini / Juneau Empire)

Music for the missing woman in red

Indigenous Big Band pays tribute to national day of remembrance in JJ&C’s opening concert


Students in the Juneau Alaska Music Matters program perform earlier this month. Local youths in the tuition-free music program are scheduled to participate their first-ever Juneau Jazz Classics concert next week, appearing with the multi-genre string trio Simply Three at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé. (Juneau Alaska Music Matters)

Less schooling, more students at fall fest

Jazz & Classics fall fest features fewer school visits, but more music including new student concert


Juneau Five and friends make music every other week
Juneau Five and friends make music every other week
Dinner and show planned for fundraiser
Dinner and show planned for fundraiser