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Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Festival at University of the District of Columbia

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Where

University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Ave Nw
Washington, DC

When

Mon, April 29, 2013
8:00 pm

Add to Calendar 2013-04-29 8:00 pm 2013-04-29 Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Festival at University of the District of Columbia The Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Festival celebrates 27 years of world-class jazz at the University of the District of Columbia. The Big Band sound returns to UDC as the powerhouse jazz ensembles from the University of the District of Columbia (directed by Allyn Johnson), Howard University (directed by Fred Irby III) and the University of Maryland (directed by Chris Vadala) once again cap off Jazz Appreciation Month with a with a hand-clapping, finger-snapping, foot-stomping good time. Produced by UDC's Jazz Studies Program and the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives, the festival began in 1987 as part of a city-wide tribute to Duke Ellington, and it remains one of the most anticipated events on Washington, DC's jazz calendar. Scholarship Benefit Series. University Auditorium—Theatre of the Arts (Bldg. 46-East).

Tickets are $20 (general admission), $15 (seniors), and $10 (students) and can be purchased in advance at the UDC Music Program, Building 46-West or online at InstantSeats.com.
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The Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Festival celebrates 27 years of world-class jazz at the University of the District of Columbia. The Big Band sound returns to UDC as the powerhouse jazz ensembles from the University of the District of Columbia (directed by Allyn Johnson), Howard University (directed by Fred Irby III) and the University of Maryland (directed by Chris Vadala) once again cap off Jazz Appreciation Month with a with a hand-clapping, finger-snapping, foot-stomping good time. Produced by UDC's Jazz Studies Program and the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives, the festival began in 1987 as part of a city-wide tribute to Duke Ellington, and it remains one of the most anticipated events on Washington, DC's jazz calendar. Scholarship Benefit Series. University Auditorium—Theatre of the Arts (Bldg. 46-East)....
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Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives added this event on March 20, 2013


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