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.

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 with your mailing address. Digital copies are now available below:

WGJO Performs “Basie - Straight Ahead” Live at the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, April 23, 2023 as part of the inauguration for ESU’s 14th President, Kenneth Long

A Phil Woods Legacy: Matt Vashlishan with the WDR Big Band. Cologne, Germany 2021

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
(570) 422-3828