Jazz Lounge Listening Series

The Jazz Lounge Listening Series is held at 7pm on the 3rd Wednesday of each month on the main floor of Kemp Library.

- October 20th - Mr Hands (Herbie Hancock)

- November 17th - Ready for Freddie (Freddie Hubbard)

Al Cohn Collection

Representing all forms of jazz from all eras, the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection was founded and named in honor of the award-winning Al Cohn — legendary saxophonist, arranger, composer and conductor.

University Jazz Ensemble

Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, Fine and Performing Arts Building

Comprised of students and community members, the ESU Jazz Ensemble rehearses once a week. The Ensemble performs a Fall and Spring concert at no charge to the public under the direction of Dr. Brian Hodge

The Note

The Note is the magazine of ESU and the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection. It is published twice per year and features content from ESU, the Collection, and the Poconos' Jazz Community. Subscription is free - to be added please contact Matt Vashlishan at alcohncollection@esu.edu with your mailing address. Digital copies are now available below:

-Vol. 30 No. 2 Issue 74 (Summer/Fall 2020)

-Vol. 30 No. 1 Issue 73 (Winter/Spring 2020)

Contact Us

For more information regarding Jazz at ESU or the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection, please contact Matt Vashlishan.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Fine and Performing Art Center, Kemp Library (ACMJC)
(570) 422-3828
Title of Department Leader
Jazz Program Coordinator, Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection
Matthew J. Vashlishan
(570) 422-3828