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The 36th Annual Western Invitational Jazz Festival wILL BE held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the Dalton Center at Western Michigan University.
THIS YEAR’S GUEST IS PIANIST EDWARD SIMON.
Multi-award-winning Venezuelan pianist and composer Edward Simon. Simon is considered one of the strongest pianists on the jazz scene, part of a new generation of “multilingual” musicians who have grown up studying classical, jazz and Latin-American music and who has garnered a unique voice both as composer and instrumentalist. Edward is inventing a language that transcends any rigid genre.
LEARN MORE ABOUT EDWARD SIMON AT http://edwardsimon.com
In addition, EDWARD SIMON, the Western Jazz Quartet and Scott Cowan WILL perform in concert on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 8pm.