Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival

Please consider joining the Jazz Band and Combo at the 29th Annual Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival at New Trier High School this Saturday, February 4. The Combo will perform at 9:00 a.m. and the Jazz Band will perform at 11:00 a.m. A detailed itinerary of our day's events can be found here: Jazz Fest Itinerary. Daytime attendance to the festival is FREE and is filled with great high school performances workshops/clinics, and highlighted by performances by the Marquis Hill Black-tet, the Directors Big Fat Band (Mr. Carroll is playing lead trombone), and the Michigan State University Jazz Orchestra. If you wish to stay, the evening concert will feature the Chicago Jazz Ensemble with special guest Nicholas Payton. Tickets must be purchased for evening concert on the festival website. We will be leaving SPHS at 7:00 a.m. and should be home by 6:00 p.m. Come out and enjoy the day of great music with us!

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