The 2019 Longhorn Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, will feature saxophonist Joe Lovano with the UT Jazz Orchestra. The concert is co-sponsored by Texas Performing Arts and the Butler School of Music.
On September 15, 2018, registration will open for high school jazz bands wishing to perform during the day on Saturday, April 13. While the deadline to register will be February 15, 2019, the festival often fills before January 15 each year. A link to the entry form will be provided on or before September 15.
The tradition of top-flight soloists appearing with the UT Jazz Orchestra continues with saxophonist Joe Lovano as guest soloist with the UT Jazz Orchestra. In addition to releasing over 30 records as a leader, Mr. Lovano has performed with Woody Herman, McCoy Tyner, and John Scofield. There will be a clinic for all festival participants given by Mr. Lovano on Saturday, April 13 at noon.
Tickets for the April 13 Joe Lovano/UT Jazz Orchestra concert are available by visiting texasperformingarts.org. See you there!