Longhorn Jazz Festival

The 2019 Longhorn Jazz Festival, to be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, features saxophonist Joe Lovano with the UT Jazz Orchestra. The concert is co-sponsored by Texas Performing Arts and the Butler School of Music.

As of December 28, 2018, the 2019 Longhorn Jazz Festival has reached its limit on the number of high school jazz ensembles we can accommodate. If you would like to join a waiting list, please contact Jeff Hellmer at jhellmer@austin.utexas.edu. Thank you for your support, and we look forward to a great festival in April! While their are no spaces left, an entry form can be downloaded at the following link: Longhorn Jazz Festival Entry Form

The tradition of top-flight soloists appearing with the UT Jazz Orchestra continues with saxophonist Joe Lovano as guest with the UT Jazz Orchestra. Mr. Lovano is a former member of the Woody Herman and Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestras, and has a celebrated career as a performing jazz musician. 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!

Thanks for your support!

Joe Lovano, tenor sax