This Saturday, December 12, come in from the cold and enjoy the warm energy of jazz at the Winter Jazz Festival in the CSUS Music Recital Hall. Hosted by Sacramento State’s Jazz Studies Department, the festival will run from 8am-8:30pm. It will include clinics and performances for regional school and college jazz groups, the opportunity to chat with jazz faculty members, information about upcoming events and so forth. And there will also be CDs by Sac State jazz groups to order, for yourself or any other jazz lovers on your list.
Highlights include special performances by drummer Carl Allen (with the Sac State Jazz Ensemble) at 12noon, and the Sacramento Jazz Orchestra performing Duke Ellington’s The Nutcracker Suite at 7pm. It is just $10 for admission to this all-day event. For more information, go to www.csus.edu/music/jazz or call (916) 278-7987.