2020 Jazz & Classical Acts



Thank you to our 2020 New Year's Fest Jazz & Classical Acts.

To view the live-streamed entertainers, please scroll to the bottom of the page and select the correct showtime to be re-directed to the performance.

Click the artists' name or photo to learn more!

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Tom Knific Quartet

Location: First Baptist Church

Times: 7:00 - 7:45 p.m., 9:15 - 10:00 p.m., 11:00 - 11:45 p.m.

Public Media Network: 7:45 - 8:30 p.m.

The Tom Knific Quartet is a joyful and exhilarating jazz ensemble that draws on a world of influences. The TKQ delivers highly interactive performances ranging from intimate moments of stirring melodic beauty, to deep groove and spectacular contemporary virtuoso turns.

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(Check back on DEcember 31st for the links)

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Location: Old Burdick's Patio

Times: 9:15 - 9:45 p.m.

Public Media Network: 11:30 - 12:00 a.m.

With five solo albums under his belt, Jonathan Moody is taking a different approach to the term "solo bass." Focusing on through-composed songs and pieces that skirt the line between technical prowess and melodic depth, Moody approaches the instrument more as a folk artist over a jazz soloist.

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Josh Holcomb

Location: First Baptist Church

Times: 8:30 - 9:00 p.m., 10:15 - 10:45 p.m.

Public Media Network: 8:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Josh Holcomb combines decades of music experiences into one set of music, sure to set your synapses firing and get you grooving. Using his voice and violin combined with an array of electronics he creates multi-layered compositions venturing into any and all musical genres. Tune in to hear what Kalamazoo’s own has been up to for the last 20 years.