Jazz at Peace
Jazz at Peace happens the 1st Sunday of each month at 5:00 pm.
Jazz at Peace is an Interfaith Celebration with the finest jazz musicians in the Bay Area playing their hearts out and into yours. Our Jazz season begins in October and goes through June before taking a brief summer hiatus.
Jazz at Peace is a direct descendant of the famous Jazz Vespers in New York City. Rising from its earthly origins, jazz took a turn for the divine over 45 years ago. That’s when the late Rev. John Gensel started an evening service for musicians in his flock who couldn’t make it to Sunday morning worship after Saturday night gigs. Because musicians are always creating spiritual work he invited them to perform a worship service which would be “by and for jazz musicians – and the public is invited”.
Now thanks to the jazzspirit passion of catalyst Ed Klitsch, Jazz Vespers was transformed and birthed into Jazz at Peace on the West Coast. Steve Harms adds flair, perspective and thoughtfulness you will appreciate.
Come as you are. These phenomenal events are soulful, deep, cool, penetrating, hilarious and are guaranteed to lift your spirits! A reception always follows the gatherings.
Peace Lutheran Church is located at 3201 Camino Tassajara in Danville, CA, 94506
From 680 take the Sycamore Valley Road exit and go east about 3 miles on Camino Tassajara. Turn left on Old Blackhawk Road. Peace Lutheran is on the corner of Camino Tassajara and Old Blackhawk Road.