Holland Area Arts Council Presents Springtime Jazz Concert

The Holland Area Arts Council’s Jazz in the Gallery Series presents “You Must Believe in Spring” featuring the Jim Cooper Quintet. The concert starts at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 13th. Doors open at 7 pm.

Jazz vibraphonist Jim Cooper and company celebrate the spring season with songs from the Great American Songbook, original compositions and more.

The quintet features leader, composer and vibist Jim Cooper, Ugandan guitarist Ivan Akansiima, pianist and vocalist Robin Connell, bassist Chris Kjorness and drummer Tim Froncek. Both Cooper and Connell are both ArtPrize winners for best jazz composition.

The music promises to be jazzy, inspirational and uplifting.

Tickets are $10. They are available online at and at the door. A cash bar will be provided. Signed CDs will also be available for purchase at the concert.

For more information, call HAAC at (616) 396-3278 or visit

The Holland Area Arts Council is a nonprofit organization working to educate, engage and challenge the community through the arts. The Arts Council is located at 150 East 8th Street. Please contact or visit for more details.