Mitch Butler ColaJazz

Mitch Butler Is New Director of Jazz Education

Celebrated Jazz educator, performing and recording artist Dr. Mitch Butler becomes Director of Jazz Education with the ColaJazz Foundation. The ColaJazz Foundation is proud to announce that Dr. Mitch Butler is our Director of Jazz Education. Dr. Butler received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Music Performance from East Carolina University. Dr. Butler is also … Read more

This Week in Jazz: Delfeayo Marsalis

This week in Jazz we celebrate the birthday of trombonist, composer, and producer, Delfeayo Marsalis. Born in New Orleans on July 28, 1965, he is a Grammy-Award winner and recipient of the nation’s highest jazz honor – a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Award. We were honored to have Delfeayo as the master … Read more

Vincent Chandler

Vincent Chandler, a native Detroiter, is a jazz child of one of the strongest era’s of the Detroit scene, having studied and performed with Donald Walden, Kenn Cox, Harold McKinney, Teddy Harris, Marcus Belgrave, Francisco Mora, Wendall Harrison, Spencer Barefield, James Carter, Regina Carter, and Rodney Whitaker. Mr. Chandler has also performed with international stars … Read more