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Julius Watkins Jazz French Horn Festival

September 01, 2009

Julius Watkins Cornish Presents the Julius Watkins Jazz French Horn Festival, a day-long event including workshops, presentations and performances. Pioneering jazz French horn virtuoso Julius Watkins was revered for his work with John Coltrane, Freddie Hubbard, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis and Gil Evans, among others. This October, Cornish honors the legacy of this innovator with a festival featuring some of the world’s most renowned jazz hornists, including Vincent Chancey, John Clark, Adam Unsworth, and Tom Varner (Faculty, Music Department).

JULIUS WATKINS JAZZ FRENCH HORN FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 3

Workshops & Presentations, 12:30 – 5:30 pm
          The Life and Music of Julius Watkins
          The Recorded Solos of Julius Watkins
          Jazz Phrasing: “Classical vs. Jazz Conceptions” and Furthering Jazz Improvisation Skills
          Incorporating Extended Techniques in Jazz and Free Improvisation
          New Jazz Modes and Norwegian Standards

PONCHO Concert Hall
710 East Roy Street
Tickets: $18 general advance, $20 general at door, $10 students, alumni & seniors

Performance, 8 pm
          The Art of Jazz French Horn

PONCHO Concert Hall
710 East Roy Street
Tickets: $18 general advance, $20 general at door, $10 students, alumni & seniors