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Jazz Festival and George Salisbury Memorial Scholarship Concert, with guest artists Bobby Watson and Horizon, Feb. 4, 2011

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Don't miss the Jazz Festival and George Salisbury Memorial Scholarship Concert, with guest artists Bobby Watson and Horizon, Feb. 4, 2011, 7:30 p.m., Gem Theater, 1615 E 18th St Kansas City, MO 64108-1668.

The UMKC Jazz Festival provides an extraordinary day for instrumental jazz ensembles to learn from world-class jazz musicians and educators. Open to middle school through college/university ensembles, each group performs and receives feedback from festival clinicians on stage (30 minutes total time on/off) and in instrument-specific sessions. This year's festival is in The American Jazz Museum's Blue Room and Gem Theater, located in Kansas City's historic jazz district.

More information: http://conservatory.umkc.edu/cmda/cmda-content.cfm?L1ID=19

$25 to come watch all the bands and Horizon session for the day

Or call 816-235-2741 All registrations must be received by January 7th, 2011 – don’t miss out on this great opportunity for your jazz big band or combo!

Visit the website: http://conservatory.umkc.edu/cmda/cmda-content.cfm?L1ID=19 for more information or to register.

The culminating event of this festival will be a performance by Guest Artist Horizon, featuring Grammy-nominated saxophonist and UMKC Faculty member, Bobby Watson. For a limited time, we have a special offer for festival participants, a limited number of tickets to this concert are available for only $5!

To take advantage of this offer, tickets must be purchased through UMKC's CTO by January 7th, 2011. Tickets will be sold on a first-come first-serve basis, so act fast to secure your registration and your concert tickets!

Non-participant tickets (parents, general public) can also be purchsed UNTIL JAN. 7, 2011 from the Central Ticket Office 816-236-6222, or www.umkc.edu/cto..  AFTER that date, purchase only through the American Jazz Museum.

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu