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Saturday, March 11, 2017

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Loyola Jazz Festival: Masterclass with special guest John Fedchock, trombone

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Gordon Towell · gltowell@loyno.edu · 504-865-2164

Location: C/M Complex Room 230

Loyola Jazz Festival: Masterclass with special guest John Fedchock, trombone.        

Ticketing: Free and Open to the Public

Loyola Jazz Festival is one of the longest continuing jazz education offerings in Louisiana. We are pleased to announce that there will be a world class guest artist and clinician for the 2017 Loyola University Jazz Ensemble Festival. The festival is open to big bands or jazz combos from the Elementary through College level. A panel of four expert musician/educators will be available Friday and Saturday to adjudicate your group. One of these educators will give your group a clinic immediately following its performance. Groups that receive all I’s for their performance will receive a plaque. Outstanding Musician Awards will be given to exceptional student soloists, arrangers or section leaders. Scholarships to the Loyola University Summer Jazz Camp will also be awarded. Included with the Loyola Festival on both Friday and Saturday at 12:30 p.m. are FREE Master Classes for all instruments, taught by the guest artist and the Loyola Jazz Faculty.

 

John Fedchock with the Loyola Jazz Band

Time: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Contact: Gordon Towell · gltowell@loyno.edu · 504-865-2164

Location: Roussel Performance Hall, 2nd Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Cost: $10 General Admission, $5 students, seniors, Loyola faculty/staff Get Tickets

Loyola Jazz Band performs with special guest John Fedchock, trombone.
Fedchock has toured with T.S. Monk, Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band, Louie Bellson Big Band, Bob Belden Ensemble, Manhattan Jazz Orchestra, Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra and the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, and has performed at jazz festivals and concert halls around the world. He is director of the all-star big band on the annual Jazz Cruise and as a solo artist, appears throughout the United States and abroad performing as guest trombonist/composer/conductor. To add to his already diverse list of multiple talents, Fedchock is also a producer of note, and has lent his studio expertise to several recent recording projects.