Capital University Jazz & World Music Festival April 6 – 11, 2010

Capital University’s Conservatory of Music will present its annual Jazz & World Music Festival from April 6-11, 2010. This week-long event features student and faculty ensemble concerts, both on campus and in the community, and world-class jazz artists in clinics, workshops, and in concert. The Artist-in-Residence this year is Los Angeles based drummer/percussionist Ndugu Chancler, who has performed with a virtual who’s who in jazz and pop. The culminating Guest Artist Series Concert features the artistic performance of the group FUNKYARD DAWGS, featuring Ndugu Chancler , drums; Lou Fischer , bass; Fred Hamilton, guitar; and Pat Coil on piano. There is no admission charge courtesy of our host, Rick Stover, Owner/General Manager of Rick’s Coaches located at 230 Granville St., Gahanna, OH 43230.

Jazz Ensemble Invitational

In addition, one day is earmarked for the Jazz Ensemble Invitational (Friday, April 9, 2010) that brings together middle and high school, collegiate and community jazz ensembles from within a five-state region for a friendly non-competitive atmosphere in an educationally emphasized setting. Adjudication is provided by internationally, nationally and regionally recognized judges. The event is sanctioned by the International Association for Jazz Education as a non-competitive festival.

Capital University’s Jazz and World Music Festival has more to offer than world-renowned musicians. The Jazz Ensemble Invitational brings together

* community ensembles
* elementary ensembles
* middle-school ensembles
* high-school ensembles
* collegiate ensembles; and
* professional ensembles

Here is the full schedule of events for the day: Jazz Ensemble Invitational

On Sunday, April 11, Mark Flugge will present a faculty jazz piano recital at 3:00 p.m. in Huntington Recital Hall.

Here is the complete schedule of events for the entire week: Capital Jazz & World Music Festival Schedule

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