The School of Music Kicks Off Jazz Week At The University of Memphis
For release: March 5, 2014
For more information, contact: Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music (901) 678-2541
It is time for Jazz Week 2014, presented by the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music. The week-long event will be held
on the University of Memphis main campus from March 4th through the 8th.
Jazz Week features jazz performances by the school of music's student, and faculty musicians
performing in combos, ensembles and big bands as well as performing with special guest
This year's guest artist is New York based drummer and Grammy nominee Matt Wilson.
He will perform with the Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra on March 8th. Admission for
this event is $15 for general admission, $10 for non-U of M students and senior citizens,
and free to all University students, faculty, and staff.
All concerts take place in the Harris Auditorium at 7:30 p.m., and most are free and
open to the public.