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Marshall University Winter Jazz Fest

February 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

The Marshall University Winter Jazz Festival is one of the oldest collegiate jazz festivals in North America. Founded in 1969 by Professor J.D. Folsom, the festival is held in February of each year and features performances by various MU Jazz Ensembles, the regions’ finest middle school and high school jazz bands, along with clinics and performances by world-renown jazz artists and educators, as well as members of the MU jazz faculty. High school & middle school jazz ensembles/combos of any size are invited to participate. Each group will receive written feedback, as well as an individual clinic by one of the festivals clinicians. School groups will also have the opportunity to work with and witness some of the best professional jazz musicians and educators in the country. Past guest artists include The Count Basie Orchestra, The Stan Kenton Orchestra, Woody Herman and his Thundering Herd, Maynard Ferguson, Clark Terry, Gary Burton, Art Pepper, The DIVA Jazz Orchestra with Sherrie Maracle, The USAF Airmen of Note, Bill Watrous, Paquito D’Rivera, Steve Turre, Jim Snidero, and The Sean Jones Quintet.

More details and a full schedule TBA!

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.marshall.edu/music/jazz/events/jazzfest/

Venue

Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center
925 4th Ave
Huntington, WV 25701 United States
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