Doc Mulligan Festival Day line-up announced!

We’re please to announce the line-up for the Doc Mulligan Festival Day, Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Miller Center! The event is open to the public. Admission is $10/adult and $5/student, cash only payable at the door.

Middle School Festival begins 1:00 pm. Participating schools include Wilson Southern, Fleetwood, Tulpehocken and Muhlenberg.

High School Festival begins at 6:00 pm. Participating school include Governor Mifflin, The Hill School, Reading, Pottstown, Tulpehocken and Manheim Township.

The High School Festival will include an encore performance by the 2018 Get JazzED Festival winner Wilson High School under the direction of R. David Cooper.


Both festivals will feature Special Guest Trading Four, a quartet featuring four Berks County young musicians Sashank Sridhar/tenor sax, Joel Evans/percussion, Isaiah Nygard/piano and Cormick Costello/bass.


Adjudicators for both events are Marko Marcinko/percussion, Roger Morgan/brass and Albert Rivera/woodwinds.

Doc Mulligan Get JazzED Day

Join us Sunday April 7, 2019 at the Miller Center for the Arts for Doc Mulligan Get JazzED Day featuring two big band festivals with the Middle School starting at 1:00 pm and the High School at 6:00 pm. Both events are open to the public. $10 cash admission for the day paid at the door.

2019 Jazz Jam Schedule posted!

2019 JAZZ JAM SCHEDULE – All are open to the public! Visit the Jazz Jam page for more information.

Tuesday, January 29 2019: Brandywine Heights HS, 7pm; featuring Peter Snyder Trio

Wednesday, February 13, 2019: Muhlenberg HS, 7pm; featuring Greg Wilson Quartet

March tba, 2019: Conrad Weiser HS, 7pm; guest artists tba.

Wilson Quartet

Monday, April 8, 2019: 7:00 pm, Inn at Reading.  Featuring Brian Bromberg/ percussion, Gerald Veasley/bass and Marty Mellinger/piano. Also appearing are Albert Rivera/saxophone and Bobby Lyle/keyboards.

Clinicians announced for GJ Instrumental and Vocal Days!

Clincians have been announced for GJ Instrumental Day and GJ Vocal Day!  Both events are open to the public for observation free of charge.

Instrumental Day: Saturday, January 12, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Wyomissing Jr/Sr High School.

Clinicians are…
Nathan Bellott, saxophone
Mariel Bildsten, trombone
Beatrix Greiner, piano
Bill Tesar, drums
Simón Willson, bass

Vocal Day: Saturday February 2, 2019; 10;00 am to 2:00 pm at Exeter High School.

Clinicians are…
Maria Damore, voice
Pat Dorian, brass
Marko Marcinko, rhythm
Andy Mohler, sax
Elizabeth Radigonda, voice
Robin Work, voice
Skip Wilkins, piano