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17 Years of Jackson Blues Festival

Apr 30, 2018

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Cindy Hayden-Fuller reflecting on 17 years of the Jackson Blues Festival:  "I am so proud of this great community event. The excitement and growth of this festival has really put Jackson on the map as far as great Blues

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The Poison Frog Brewery Offers Live Entertainment in a Unique Location

Apr 30, 2018

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What do Benny Poole, Garrett Collier, Cooper Young, The Dead Flames, Holy Roots, Banjo Mike, Kevin Wolff, Twist of Dylan, Phil Wrzesinski, and Paper Lanterns all have in common? These local Jackson musicians have all performed at The Poison

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Who is Joel Shaner?

Mar 08, 2018

If you haven’t heard the name Joel Shaner, I would be surprised. Joel is the principal trumpet for the Jackson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) and has performed with the JSO for 32 years. He is also a founding member of

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What does a maestro do?

Nov 14, 2017

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Maestro, conductor. What’s the difference? There is no difference. Ultimately, each language has a different term. Italian (maestro), English (conductor), French (chef d’orchestre) and German (dirigent). Each term refers to the ability to lead.   What

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First Time Concert Goers

Oct 09, 2017

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What if I’ve never been to an orchestra concert? If you have never been to a professional orchestra concert before, don’t worry. We are here to help guide you and ensure that you have an

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Jackson Symphony Orchestra

Aug 16, 2017

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What is a Symphony Orchestra? A Symphony Orchestra is defined as a large ensemble composed of wind, string, brass and percussion instruments and organized to perform classical music. Wind instruments include flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoons. String instruments include

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