Award winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole is coming to campus!

January 09, 2024

Alexis Cole, Award winning jazz vocalist and teacher to artist Samara Joy, will be on campus on January 17th, 2024 for Jazz Recital Hour at 4 p.m. for a master class in MU 117. She will also perform with jazz faculty in Hahn Hall at 7:30 p.m. Don't miss it!

A dozen albums into her career, vocalist Alexis Cole is hitting her stride. She’s the founder and director of the online educational community, and the artistic director of the Virginia Beach Vocal Jazz Summit. Her student Samara Joy won the 2023 Grammy for Best New Artist. Alexis’ latest release Sky Blossom: Songs from My Tour of Duty reflects the repertoire created for her to sing with 18 piece big band during her time as the vocalist for the Army’s Jazz Knights. 2023 sees her touring the world with Both Sides of Joni, a reimagining of Joni Mitchell’s music. Alexis' latest endeavor is, a website to connect musicians to employers.

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