February 10: Emory Jazz Festival welcomes Warren Wolfe and the Emory Jazz Fest All-Stars
Emory Schwartz Center continues celebrating its 20th Anniversary with the Emory University Jazz Festival beginning Thursday, February 9 through Saturday, February 11. The three-day event features world-class jazz with master classes, artist lectures, demonstrations, and concerts.
Vibraphonist Warren Wolf takes the stage with the Emory Jazz Fest All-Stars to kick off Emory University’s Jazz Fest 2023 on Friday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. A multi-instrumentalist from Baltimore, Warren Wolf will join All-Stars Gary Motley (piano), Edwin Livingston (bass), Clarence Penn (drums), and Gregory Tardy (saxophone). Wolf has collaborated with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Jeremy Pelt and “Creation,” Nicholas Payton, Tim Warfield, Ron Carter, Wycliffe Gordon, esperanza spalding, and many others.
In this 20th anniversary celebration for both Jazz Fest and the Schwartz Center, the general public is also invited to observe free lecture/demonstrations and master classes with the artists. Jazz Fest 2023 will come to a close on Saturday, Feb. 11 with a performance by the Emory Big Band, featuring the Gary Motley Trio, Randy Hunter, Michael Cruse, and members of the string section of the Emory University Symphony Orchestra.
Jazz Fest 2023 Schedule of Events:
Thursday, Feb. 9 at 2:30 p.m., FREE Demonstration with Warren Wolf (No Tix Req.)
Friday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m., Warren Wolf and the Emory Jazz Fest All-Stars
Saturday, Feb. 11 at 11:30 a.m., FREE Jazz Clinic; Tharp Rehearsal Hall
Saturday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m., Emory Big Band with the Gary Motley Trio, Randy Hunter, Michael Cruse, and members of the Emory University Symphony Orchestra
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