TAMIU Hosts Jazz Fest 2010 April 20
Posted: 04/15/2010

TAMIU Hosts Jazz
Fest 2010 April 20

No need to go to your nearest speakeasy to hear some cool cats jam. Just head on over to the Texas A&M International University Jazz Fest Tuesday, April 20 at the TAMIU Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall.

Admission is free and open to the public.

School group performances are scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m.

The TAMIU Jazz Big Band, under the direction of Dr. García, will perform at 7:30 p.m.

“Bands from United Independent School District and Laredo I.S.D., as well as the TAMIU Jazz Big Band will perform at half-hour intervals,” said Dr. David M. Garcia, TAMIU director of bands.

Featured guest groups include: the Vidal M. Treviño Guitar Combo, United High School Vocal Jazz, Cigarroa High School Jazz Ensemble, United High School Jazz Ensemble, LBJ High School, and United High School Jazz Ensemble.

For more information contact García at 326.2640 or david.garcia@tamiu.edu or visit offices in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, room 116.

University office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Additional information is also available @txamiu on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Jazz Fest poster

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu