Jazzman’s Café Features Coffeehouse Performer Series

Posted: February 18, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Erick Soricelli

Jazzman’s Café, the coffee shop that opened last semester on the ground floor of the Johnson Center, is reaching out to turn passersby into patrons with a semester-long performer series, “Tuesday Jams,” every Tuesday at 5 p.m.

The series started intermittently last fall. Lisa Snyder, program coordinator for Johnson Center and University Life programs for the Office of University Life, created the series and made it a regular event this semester.

“I thought it would be good to have something at Jazzman’s consistent for students, faculty, and staff to take advantage of,” Snyder says. “We picked Tuesday because it is a different time frame than a normal weekend program.”

George Mason students and alums are actively involved in determining the series’ lineup, Snyder says. For example, local artist Shane Hines is an alumnus who gave his first of two semester performances in January.

A wide variety of musical genres grace the Jazzman’s floor this semester, including acoustic guitar, alternative, pop, folk, bluegrass, and jazz. For more information, contact Snyder at 703-993-1702 or visit the web site.

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Photo by Eric Goodman

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