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Jazz Week 2008 Calendar of Events University News
For release: February 20, 2008

For press information, contact Simone Notter Wilson

The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will host the University of Memphis Jazz Week, Feb. 26 – March 1, 2008. The annual concert series, now in its fourth decade, is a collaborative effort presented by faculty, students and world-class guest artists.

Events and Dates for Jazz Week 2008 Include:

Jazz Week

February 26, 2008
University of Memphis Jazz Combos
Student groups of the Jazz Division perform a wide range of music from the standards to their own original tunes and arrangements, 7:30 p.m., location is TBA, check music.memphis.edu/calendar.htm for updates. Admission is free. For more information call 678-5400.

February 27, 2008
University of Memphis Jazz II Ensemble
Directed by Anthony Williams, the group plays repertoire from the history of the jazz orchestra in America, 7:30 p.m., Harris Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information call 678-5400.

February 28, 2008
Faculty Jazz Players
University of Memphis Jazz Division faculty performs repertoire of their own originals and music from the most

pivotal artists in jazz, 7:30 p.m., Harris Concert Hall. Admission is free. For more information call 678-5400.

February 29, 2008
University of Memphis Jazz Singers
The U of M Jazz Singers perform music of groups like the New York Voices, Manhattan Transfer and many others, 7:30 p.m., Harris Concert Hall.General admission $10; $7 for non U of M students and seniors. Free admission for U of M students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information call 678-5400.

March 1, 2008
The Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra
The Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra with David Sánchez and his quartet, 7:30 p.m., Harris Concert Hall. General admission is $10; $7 for non University of Memphis students and seniors. Free admission for Uof M students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information call 678-5400.


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