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BYU Jazz Festival Feb. 29-March 3 promises variety of uptempo sounds

The Brigham Young University School of Music will host the BYU Jazz Festival featuring BYU Jazz Voices, Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, Synthesis Big Band and more Wednesday, Feb. 29, to Saturday, March 3.

For ticket prices and to purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Tickets Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit byuarts.com/tickets.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 29 — The Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mark Ammons, and Jazz Voices, directed by Allen Matthews, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
  • Thursday, March 1— The Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, directed by Steve Call, will joining with the Trombone Choir, directed by Will Kimball, guest artist Dan Barrett on trombone and "Seventy-Six Trombones."
  • Friday and Saturday, March 2-3 — The Synthesis Jazz Festival Grand Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

This year marks the beginning of BYU's participation in the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival, a noncompetitive regional festival designed to offer high school jazz bands of all levels the opportunity to perform the music of Duke Ellington and other seminal big band composers and to receive professional feedback from Jazz at Lincoln Center clinicians and other jazz professionals in their own communities.

For more information about BYU Jazz Festival performances, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348.

Writer: Melissa Connor

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