Event / Schedule: Reno Jazz Festival - University of Nevada, Reno

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2018 CONCERTS & EVENTS SCHEDULE

The Collective + Special Guest Artist
April 26, 2018, 7:30PM // Opening Concert
Nightingale concert hall, church fine arts building
1335 N virginia St. Get directions

THE COLLECTIVE + PETER APFELBAUM

Grammy-nominated composer and avant-garde jazz titan peter apfelbaum takes the stage with university of nevada, reno faculty jazz ensemble the collective

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Dafnis Prieto Sextet
April 27, 2018, 7:30PM // Headliner Concert
Lawlor events center, 1500 N. Virginia St.
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Dafnis Prieto Sextet

Grammy/latin grammy-nominated composer, bandleader, percussionist — and macarthur “genius” fellow extraordinaire — dafnis prieto is set to wow the reno jazz festival

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Jam session
APRIL 27, 2018 // 10:00PM

Jam session

Join festival adjudicators for a jam festival at the laughing planet (941 n. virginia st.) led by ralph alessi, trumpet; gary fukushima, piano; richard giddens, bass; jason harnell, drums; Peter Epstein, Sax.

This is a free event

Clinics & Daytime Concerts
APRIL 27 & 28 // 8AM - 6PM
Various locations

Daytime concerts & clinics

Designed to entertain, inspire, educate and inform — 2018 clinics and daytime concerts feature best-in-field artists and educators. All clinics and daytime concerts are open to the public. A festival pass is required for entry.

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(Photo) Some of our clinic presenters (clockwise): Nate Kimball, Trombone; Ralph Alessi, Trumpet; Storm Nilson, Guitar; Dafnis Prieto, Incorporating Afro-Cuban Rhythms and Instruments into the Drum Set; Kathleen Grace-Schorsch, The Art of the Duo Connection; Peter Apfelbaum, Saxophone Clinic

COMPETITIONS
APRIL 27 & 28 // 8AM - 6PM
Various locations

COMPETITIONS

All competitions are open to the public - Festival pass required for entry.

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Festival showcase & awards
APRIL 28 // 6:30PM
Lawlor events center, 1500 N. Virginia St.
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Festival showcase & awards

Festival winners showcase their performances... These students will impress and amaze you. Overall wonderful evening of young Jazz talent.

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