Performance Schedule

SPRING 2017 JAZZ EVENTS

Jazz Ensembles Spring Concert with secial guest jazz trombonist JC Sanford

  • Friday, February 24th, 7:30 p.m., HFA Recital Hall (Jazz Ensemble I, Prestige Combo, Blue Note Combo, and Verve Combo)

 Spring Jazz Tour

  •  March 1st - daytime clinic at Tracy High School, 7:30pm concert at Little Kennedy Theater (Willmar, MN) with Mill Pond Jazz Orchestra
  •  March 2nd - daytime clinics at Willmar High School and Suak Rapids-Rice High School, 7:00pm concert with Albany High School and Jazz Dot Combo at Albany HS Performing Arts Center (Albany, MN)
  •  March 3rd - daytime clinics at St. Johns Prepatory School and Becker High School, evening concert with Princeton High School Jazz Ensemble 1 and Jazz Lab at Princeton HS Performing Arts Center, special guests: Chris Bates, Bryan Nichols, and Lars Larson

UMM Jazz Fest (A Tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers)

  •  Friday, April 7th, 7:00pm, Edson Auditorium (West Central All-Stars, Jazz Ensemble I with special guests: Russ Johnson, Scott Agster, Chris Bates, Bryan Nichols, and JT Bates)
  •  Saturday, April 8th, 7:00pm, Edson Auditorium (UMM Alumni Jazzers, Jazz Ensemble I with special guests: Russ Johnson, Scott Agster, Chris Bates, Bryan Nichols, and JT Bates)

Joint Concert with Alexandria Middle School and High School

  • April 10th, Alexandria HS Auditorium

Jazz in the Park (TBA)

Jazz Jam Sessions (hosted by Morris jazz students)

  • 8–10 p.m. at Old No. 1 Bar and Grill (Morris, MN)
  • Tuesday, February 21
  • Tuesday, March 28
  • Tuesday, April 18
  • Tuesday, May 2
  • All musicians welcome to sit in and play!