February 17, 2023

50th ANNUAL WIU JAZZ FESTIVAL featuring special guests Abe Schnobberhausen, trumpet and Alex Norris, trumpet
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: COFAC Recital Hall
Description: The 50th Annual Western Illinois University Jazz Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 17 & 18, 2023.

Friday’s main event will be a concert by the WIU Jazz Band with guest trumpet artist Abe Schnobberhausen, and the Jazz Studio Orchestra (JSO) featuring trumpet artist Alex Norris.

FRIDAY, FEB. 17 - 7:30pm


Intermission Riff - Ray Wetzel
The Jody Grind - Horace Silver
Take the A Train - Billy Strayhorn

w/Abe Schnobberhausen, trumpet
Matt Hughes, director

To be selected from the following:
Where Angels Fear - Alex Norris
Holiday Blues - Alex Norris
Book's Bossa - Walter Booker/arr. David Gibson
A Tribute to Someone - Herbie Hancock/arr. David Gibson
Sail Away - Tom Harrell/arr. Mark Miller
Nardis - Miles Davis/arr. Frank Niemeyer
Double Cheese and Fries - David Gibson
For Heaven's Sake - Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards & Don Meyer/arr. John Fedchock

w/Alex Norris, trumpet
Whitney Ashe, director

SATURDAY, FEB. 18 - 3:00pm

These performances are free and open for limited general audience seating, and will be live-streamed on the School of Music's YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Related Web Site: JAZZ FESTIVAL 2023
Contact Information:
 Joanie Herbert
 Phone: 309-298-1843
 Email: JE-Herbert@wiu.edu
Source: School of Music

Western Illinois University
1 University Circle * Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309/298-1414 * E-mail info@wiu.edu
Calendar Administration: webstaff@wiu.edu