Jam sessions bring jazz musicians to UMD students’ doorstep
By Sean McCarthy, Contributing Writer
Six years ago UMass Dartmouth Music Professor Jim Robitaille had a realization — if young students at UMD weren’t able to attend performances by world class jazz musicians he would bring the musicians to them.
He hopes it’s an education that could take them around the world.
In 2011 Robitaille created the Performance Jam Session Series — a group of concerts held at UMD with the aim of inspiring and…