Calvin Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival Monday, April 29, 2019 at 8 PM

Calvin Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival

Calvin
Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival

Monday, April 29, 2019 at 8 PM

The BIG BAND sound returns to the University of the
District of Columbia for the 33rd year at the Calvin
Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival
. 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 Tim Powell) will cap
off Jazz Appreciation Month with a tribute to the late
Chris Vadala who directed the UMD Jazz Ensemble for 25
years of outstanding performances.  Produced by
University of the District of Columbia Jazz Studies
Program and the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives, the
festival began in 1987 as part of a citywide tribute
to Duke Ellington, and it remains one of the most
anticipated events on Washington, DC’s jazz calendar.

Tickets are $20 (general admission), $15 (senior) and
$10 (student) and can be purchased in advance at the
Music Program, Building 46-West, UDC Van Ness Campus,
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008
(Metro’s Red line: Van Ness-UDC), or online at InstantSeats.com.

For more information, contact Judith Korey at
202-274-5803 or JazzAlive@udc.edu.
Visit the website at www.bigbandjazzfest.org

Location: THEATRE OF THE ARTS, UDC Van Ness Campus,
Bldg. 46-East, 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington,
DC. 20008.