Each year since 2010, JAMM has selected a person(s) who has made a significant contribution to jazz in Mid-Michigan.
CONGRATULATIONS TO MIKE EYIA and LINDA VAIL for being chosen as the 2023 JAMM HONOREES
Mike’s significant contribution to local jazz:
Orquesta Ritmo Band Leader, Lansing’s personal Cuban/Latin-music connection, Founding Member of JAMM, Former Board Member, Volunteer, has played with every single musician in Mid-Michigan, has provided countless hours of great singing, guitar and bongo playing for all us us to dance and be merry!
Linda’s significant contribution to local jazz:
JAMM Photographer, Former Board Member, Volunteer, and, as the Ingham County Health Officer, she advised JAMM on the latest policies to keep all of us jazz cats healthy and safe during Covid–thank you, Linda!