42nd Annual Jazz Festival

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Jazz Festival
March 20 - March 24, 2019
12:00AM - 12:00AM
Location
Weigel Auditorium

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2019-03-20 00:00:00 2019-03-24 00:00:00 42nd Annual Jazz Festival Join us at this five-day festival celebrating America’s musical art form. Featuring Ohio State Jazz Club Night with alumnus John Fedchock, College Night with Ohio State Jazz combos and Jazz Lab Ensemble, the Ohio Jaztet featuring guest pianist Xavier Davis, the Ohio Show Band with guest Richie Castellano and, new this year – Student and Professional Jazz Clinics for high school and college students, as well as music educators. The festival concludes on Sunday evening with a concert by The Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble. All performances and clinics are FREE and open to the public. Wednesday, Mar. 20  •  8 p.m. Jazz Club Night with guest artist John Fedchock, trombone, and the Allstar Alumni Sextet: Kim Pensyl, trumpet; Randy Mather, tenor sax; Robert Mason, piano; Terry Douds, bass; Jim Rupp, drums. Sponsored by the OSU Jazz Club   Thursday, Mar. 21  •  8 p.m. College Bands Night with Ohio State Jazz Combos and the Jazz Lab Big Band, led by Michael Smith     Friday, Mar. 22  •  Master class  •  6:30–7:30 p.m.  •  Weigel Room 174 Guest pianist Xavier Davis presents a master class prior to concert.       Friday, March 22  •  Ohio Jaztet  •  8 p.m.  •  Weigel Auditorium Xavier Davis with Ohio Jaztet: Anthony Stanco, trumpet; Shawn Wallace, saxophone; Kevin Turner, guitar; Andy Woodson, bass; Jim Rupp, drums.     Saturday, Mar. 23  •  8 p.m.  •  HEADLINE CONCERT Ohio Show Band with Richie Castellano Concert features guest Richie Castellano of Blue Oyster Cult and Band Geek.   Sunday, Mar. 24  •  12–5 p.m.  •  STUDENT AND PROFESSIONAL JAZZ CLINICS An exciting new day of clinics geared for high school and college students as well as all music educators. FREE! No registration required. For more information visit Jazz Clinics.   Sunday, Mar. 24  •  6 p.m.  •  CLOSING CONCERT The Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble welcomes back John Fedchock, trombonist and composer/arranger. Alumni Randy Mather, tenor sax; Terry Douds, bass; and Jim Rupp, drums will join Fedchock on all his arrangements. Kristopher Keith, director.     Weigel Auditorium School of Music music@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Join us at this five-day festival celebrating America’s musical art form. Featuring Ohio State Jazz Club Night with alumnus John Fedchock, College Night with Ohio State Jazz combos and Jazz Lab Ensemble, the Ohio Jaztet featuring guest pianist Xavier Davis, the Ohio Show Band with guest Richie Castellano and, new this year – Student and Professional Jazz Clinics for high school and college students, as well as music educators. The festival concludes on Sunday evening with a concert by The Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble.

All performances and clinics are FREE and open to the public.


John Fedchock, trombone

Wednesday, Mar. 20  •  8 p.m.
Jazz Club Night with guest artist John Fedchock, trombone,
and the Allstar Alumni Sextet: Kim Pensyl, trumpet; Randy Mather, tenor sax;
Robert Mason, piano; Terry Douds, bass; Jim Rupp, drums.
Sponsored by the OSU Jazz Club

 

Jazz Festival College Bands Night

Thursday, Mar. 21  •  8 p.m.
College Bands Night with Ohio State Jazz Combos and the Jazz Lab Big Band, led by Michael Smith

 

 

Xavier Davis master class

Friday, Mar. 22  •  Master class  •  6:307:30 p.m.  •  Weigel Room 174
Guest pianist Xavier Davis presents a master class prior to concert.

 

 

 

Xavier Davis, piano

Friday, March 22  •  Ohio Jaztet  •  8 p.m.  •  Weigel Auditorium
Xavier Davis with Ohio Jaztet: Anthony Stanco, trumpet; Shawn Wallace, saxophone; Kevin Turner, guitar; Andy Woodson, bass; Jim Rupp, drums.

 

 

Richie Castellano, guitar

Saturday, Mar. 23  •  8 p.m.    HEADLINE CONCERT

Ohio Show Band with Richie Castellano

Concert features guest Richie Castellano of Blue Oyster Cult and Band Geek.

 

Jazz Clinics

Sunday, Mar. 24    125 p.m.    STUDENT AND PROFESSIONAL JAZZ CLINICS
An exciting new day of clinics geared for high school and college students as well as all music educators. FREE! No registration required. For more information visit Jazz Clinics.

 

Ohio State Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, Mar. 24  •  6 p.m.  •  CLOSING CONCERT
The Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble welcomes back John Fedchock, trombonist and composer/arranger. Alumni Randy Mather, tenor sax; Terry Douds, bass; and Jim Rupp, drums will join Fedchock on all his arrangements. Kristopher Keith, director.

 

 

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