UT Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and Austin Jazz Society Present:
The Twenty-Second Annual
Jazz at St. James'
Featuring
Carmen Bradford
~with~
The John Mills Quartet
November 4, 5, 6


 

 

The History of Jazz at St. James'
No matter where you are on your journey of faith, you are welcome at this table...

 St. James' Episcopal Church, founded in 1941, is an intentionally inclusive community where we work to practice a ministry of radical hospitality, in which we are welcoming, respectful, and nurturing.

Our worship is joyful! We value our beautiful, spirited, and varied music. We appreciate creative expressions in liturgy and the arts. We value good preaching. We seek ways for worship to be a nurturing experience for children.

Sunday service times are 8 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 1 p.m. (Spanish Language) and 5:30 p.m. No matter where you are on your journey of faith, you are welcome at this table.  To learn more, visit StJamesAustin.org.

For twenty-two years, Jazz at St. James' has presented top-flight jazz concerts, workshops and worship services as an outreach to the Austin community. Our artists have included David "Fathead" Newman, Hank Crawford, Cedar Walton, Javon Jackson, Donald Harrison, Louis Hayes,  James Polk and George Cables.

The Mission of ...
Jazz at St James’

  1. To provide St. James' as a concert site and offer a positive event for East Austin, bringing together diversity of people from all parts of Austin to fellowship together
  2. To promote and support jazz music and jazz musicians in Austin 
  3. To integrate the jazz medium into a sacred context giving thanks to God for the beautiful gift of music as part of the ministry of reconciliation 
  4. To further enhance and support music and other ministries of St. James' Episcopal Church
The A.D. Mannion Award

The A.D. Mannion Award is presented at Jazz at St. James' since 2002, is given to a community musician or educator who embodies qualities associated with the late drummer for whom it is named:
  • Commitment to faith, love and reconciliation through the God-given gift of music;
  • Excellence, creativity and integrity in the offering of this gift;
  • Celebration of and dedication to music as a unifying language;
  • Generosity in contributing time, talent and spirit to the music community and the larger human family; 
  • Support, encouragement and mentoring of others’ gifts.
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