The School of Music Kicks Off Jazz Week At The University of Memphis
For Release: February 24, 2015
For more information, contact: Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music (901) 678-2541
It is time for Jazz Week 2015, 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 3rd through the 7th.
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 jazz artists.
This year's guest artist is trombone player Chris Buckholz. His performance is on
Jazz Combos will play on March 3rd and Jazz Singers play on March 5th. The Jazz Ensemble
and Slide Bones hold their performances on March 6th.
Finally, the Southern Comfort Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Orchestra of the Delta featuring
Michael Waldrop perform on March 7th.
All concerts take place in the Harris Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m., and they are free
and open to the public.