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Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014 2:46 pm

The University of Arizona School of Music 36th annual AzJazz Week kicks off March 9 and runs through March 14. Concerts include “Latin Jazz Night” with Grupo Manteca led by Hiram Perez, Faculty Jazz Night, Quite a Night O’ Dixie,” with The Original Wildcat Jass Band; The UA Studio Jazz Ensemble featuring the music of Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Beal, and much more. Concerts take place at Crowder Hall.

SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014:

Concert No. 1:
“Latin Jazz Night,” Grupo Manteca led by Hiram Perez, saxophone
Sunday, March 9, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $10, 7, 5

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014:

Concert No. 2
Faculty Jazz Night
Featuring Jeff Haskell, piano; Kelland Thomas, saxophone; Moisés Paiewonsky, trombone; Jay Rees, bass; and Robin Horn, drums.
Monday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $10, 7, 5
(This concert is supported by Dr. Shu ching Cheng and Distinguished Professor Edward Reid)

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014:

Concert No. 3
“Quite a Night O’ Dixie,” The Original Wildcat Jass Band
Marco Rosano, clarinet; Rick Peron, trumpet; Rob Boone, trombone; Rob Wright, banjo & vocals; Kelly Thomas, tuba; Ray Templin, drums, piano & vocals
also featuring The Olive Street Stompers
Tuesday, March 11, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $10, 7, 5

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014:

Concert No. 4
UA Studio Jazz Ensemble (directed by Jeff Haskell and Moisés Paiewonsky)
featuring the music of Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Beal
Wednesday, March 12, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $10, 7, 5

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014:

Concert No. 5
UA Concert Jazz Band (directed by Alex van Duuren)
Thursday, March 13, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $5

FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014:

Concert No. 6
“The John Denman Memorial Concert”
with guest artist Bob Draga, clarinet
and The Jeff Haskell Trio with Jack Wood, bass; John McGhee, drums
Friday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $10, 7, 5
(This concert is supported by Jack Furrier Tire and Auto Care and UA Regents Professor Paula Fan.)

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