Western Michigan University Jazz Studies - Kalamazoo, MI - Jazz@WMU

“The Jazz Studies program at WMU offers conservatory training within a major university as well as accessible, first-rate faculty.  A great place for the development of gifted young musicians.”

- FRED HERSCH, VISITING FACULTY ARTIST


The 37th Annual Western Invitational Jazz Festival  

SPECIAL GUEST SAXOPHONIST GEORGE GARZONE

Opening Concert  8 pm Friday, March 10, 2017
George Garzone and the Western Jazz Faculty

 

All Day Saturday, March 11, 2017
High School Bands Perform

 

Closing Concert 7:30 pm 
WMU Jazz Orchestra and George Garzone

 

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Renegade saxophonist Garzone has played with everyone from Jack DeJohnette, Danilo Perez, Chick Corea, Elvin Jones, to Medeski Martin and Wood, Joe Lovano’s Nonet, and even Aerosmith. His playing is so legendary that it led to no less than Michael Brecker to declare, “I’m not the master of the sax, George Garzone is.”

 


The Gold Company Vocal Jazz Invitational 

All Day Saturday, March 25, 2017
Gold Company in concert 8 pm 
Special Guest Guitarist and Vocalist Chico Pinheiro 

Special Concert – 8pm Friday, March 24, 2017
Chico Pinheiro with the WMU Jazz Faculty

TICKETS $15, STUDENTS $5

All Tickets available at Miller Auditorium
(269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858 & at the door

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