Originally hailing from Memphis, drummer Marcus Finnie boasts an impressive resume, having recorded, toured, and shared the stage with renowned artists spanning various genres. His collaborators include Kirk Whalum, Donna Summer, Kurt Elling, and many more. Marcus’s exceptional talent is showcased on his live album “Live from Layman,” where he leads an all-star band with original compositions. His versatility and skill have solidified his reputation as one of the most sought-after drummers in

Don’t miss your chance to see him live Thursday, May 30th, at 5:30PM in Hadley Park!

Jazz AM is a monthly program for the community that entertains and educates kids and families in a fun, interactive setting!

This program is just one of the many exciting shows taking place at the Jazz Cave in 2024. Don’t miss out on the fun! Here’s the schedule:

April 6: Dizzy Gillespie

May 4: Billie Holiday

June 8: Nat Cole

June 15: Juneteenth Celebration. We will perform the Ella Fitzgerald show at 1pm

July 6: Celia Cruz

August 3: Louis Armstrong

ATTENTION JAZZ CAVE CONCERT-GOERS: You can add a delicious Charcuterie or Cheese box to your Jazz Cave concert ticket! More information here

June Class Session

For information about scholarships, click here. See our class schedule page for tuition information.

Color Key:

  • Instrumentalists
  • Vocalists
  • All Musicians and Enthusiasts

Session Dates: June 10 to June 26, 2024




Looking for a hip space for your next private or corporate event? You can rent the Jazz Cave! More information here


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Nashville Jazz Workshop programs are supported in part by Metro Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission. This program is being supported, in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.