Editor, Webmaster:  Peter Hoekje
Earlville Association for Ragtime Lovers Yearning for
Jazz Advancement and Socialization
NE Ohio Traditional Jazz Venues are generally closed during this CoVid-19 period. In the meantime,

The British American Club is the venue for EARLYJAS events.
    8564 Ravenna Rd.
    Twinsburg, OH  
    (330) 963 6370
EARLYJAS  Club events: Suspended until further notice
While we are waiting for live in-person music to come back, please check out some of these musicians who are keeping early jazz alive by streaming live sessions.
Look for their tip jars and contribute when you can!
Ragtime Rick on Wednesday nights!
From the Toledo OH area, Ragtime Rick, Banjo Betsy, and Wes Linenkugel have been streaming live on YouTube every Wednesday at 8 pm EDT. Thanks to Rick Grafing for the production, and he is also stepping out now from behind the camera to play!
Click HERE to see Ragtime Rick on YouTube
Tuba Skinny
From New Orleans, Tuba Skinny is one of our favorite bands and was one of the first to rescue us with virtual busking back in March. Check their website to find more online dates, preview tracks from their quarantine album, and feed their tip jar!
Click HERE to visit Tuba Skinny on the web
Bria Skonberg
Bria is a trumpet player and vocalist and one of the co-founders of the New York Hot Jazz Camp. During the lockdown she has been busy with live sessions on Facebook on Sundays at 11 am and Wednesdays at 2 pm EDT, and much more!
Click HERE for Bria's events on her website
Gunhild Carling
Gunhild Carling is a talented and always astonishing multi-instrumentalist who invigorates early jazz with her vitality and musicality. Here's a link to a YouTube video of the whole family playing Gershwin's Summertime. Gunhild presents daily shows at her website www.gunhildcarling.net
WKHR Radio
Don't forget our good friends over at WKHR FM 91.5 MHz, Cleveland OH's favorite Big Band station! They are on the air and online 24/7, playing great swing music from the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. We appreciate their support of EARLYJAS!
Check out WKHR online at wkhr.org
If you know of more hot jazz events online, let me know at editor@earlyjas.org


Check out our new Virtual Jam web page. Play along with us, then record yourself and we will add you to the mix!

Jackson Carruthers is organizing a Socially Distanced Virus Jam at Grace Lutheran Church in Wadsworth on Saturday, 15 August 2020. Contact him at jacksoncpiano@gmail.com for more information