Eric Byrd

Pianist/vocalist Eric Byrd has been playing and singing professionally for over 20 years. Along with the principles of swing and be-bop, rousing gospel-tinged chords and trilling blues lines are fundamental elements of his performance style. Byrd has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Mike Stern, Keter Betts, Randy Brecker, Tim Green, Warren Wolf, Paul Carr, Buck Hill, Ethel Ennis, Marlena Shaw, harpist Jeff Majors, Charlie Byrd and Ernie Andrews, just to name a few. Along with his own recordings as a leader, he also guests on over a dozen CD’s by others. He is currently a half-time Music Lecturer at McDaniel College, formerly Western Maryland College, where he completed his undergraduate degree. He received his Master’s in Music in 2001 from Morgan State.


JAE and JAO Rehearsals
Begin September 2017

2017-2018 REHEARSALS:
Starting on or about September 19, 2017

Sligo Middle School
1401 Dennis Avenue
Silver Spring, MD


Enrollment Open for JAM Camp and JAM Lab!

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JAM Camp

June 26 - July 14, 2017
Monday thru Friday
1pm - 5pm

CLICK HERE for Camp and Lab Registration Form


Residency Check-in:
Sunday, July 9
Residency Check-out:
Friday, July 14

Extended Day:
July 10 - July 14
Mon - Fri
9:00am - 9:30pm

New Camp Location

Takoma Park Middle School

7611 Piney Branch Road

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Due to renovations at Sligo Middle School the first two weeks at camp will be at Takoma Park Middle School. Week # 3 / Residency / Extended Day will be at the National 4-H Conference Center, 7100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD.