Jazz Festival News
Posted Thu, 18 May 2017 08:16:00 -0700Every quarter the Moscow Chamber of Commerce awards the STAR Award to a group that brings tourism to the Palouse. This quarter's Supporting Tourism and Recreation (STAR) Award goes to the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Aaron Mayhugh is the Jazz Festival manager and will be accepting the award for hosting the 50th anniversary of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho. Read more
Posted Tue, 02 May 2017 15:29:00 -0700BOISE — The Palouse Jazz Project (PJP), a dynamic jazz sextet comprised of faculty members from the University of Idaho, will host a special performance at the Sapphire Room in Boise at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Read more
Posted Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:30:00 -0800After an 11-year hiatus, the competition at last week’s 50th Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival was strong, with around 386 total entrants, consisting of soloists, combos and ensembles. Read more
Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:30:00 -0800After an exciting opening concert featuring Grammy-nominee René Marie and Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi, tickets for the final concert of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival – 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center– are selling out quickly. Approximately 600 seats remain. Read more
Posted Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:03:00 -0800Competition begins at the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival on Feb. 23. The students — about 354 entrants, consisting of soloists, combos and ensembles and representing 112 K-12 schools from Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, Canada — will compete as part of the festival’s 50th anniversary event. Read more
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