Longhorn Jazz Festival

CyrusChestnut2_magnumThe 2017 Longhorn Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017, features pianist Cyrus Chestnut with the UT Jazz Orchestra. The concert is co-sponsored by Texas Performing Arts and the Butler School of Music.

As of January 14, all daytime performance spots for the 2017 Longhorn Jazz Festival are filled. If you would like to be on a waiting list, please email jhellmer@austin.utexas.edu as soon as possible.

The tradition of top-flight soloists appearing with the UT Jazz Orchestra continues with pianist Cyrus Chestnut as guest soloist with the UT Jazz Orchestra. In addition to leading his own trio, Mr. Chestnut has performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Branford Marsalis, and Terence Blanchard. There will be a clinic for all festival participants given by Mr. Chestnut on Saturday, April 8 at noon.

Tickets for the April 8 Cyrus Chestnut/UT Jazz Orchestra concert are available by visiting texasperformingarts.org. See you there!

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