The Whatcom Jazz Music Arts Center hosts its student combos in their first performance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Majestic, 1027 N. Forest St. (use Maple Street entrance).
The faculty band, consisting of Blake Angelos on piano, Jimmy Austin on trombone, Zach Zenovic on guitar, Nate Parker on bass, and Julian MacDonough on drums, will also perform as a band, and then the students and faculty will finish the night with a jam. The concert is a benefit for the student combo program.
Center members are admitted free, with donations appreciated. General tickets will be available at the door for $5. Details: wjmac.org, 206-612-5967.