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2014 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Button Program Winners

Posted: Wednesday, April 2 MOSCOW, Idaho – April 1, 2014 – The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is pleased to announce the 2014 Button Program winners. David Hall, of Moscow, Idaho, was the grand prize winner. He received two round-trip tickets to any Alaska Airlines destination of his choice. Second prize winner Cheryl Tribble is a Troy, Idaho resident who "does a lot of walking" and is very excited to get on he...
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UI Library Releases ‘Blindfold Test’ Collection as part of Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, February 19 MOSCOW, Idaho – As part of this year’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, the University of Idaho has released the Leonard Feather Blindfold Tests Collection, a new collection of recorded interviews with jazz greats such as Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie conducted by the British born jazz journalist and Bebop enthusiast Leonard Feather. They form a small, but important, part of the libr...
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UI Prichard Art Gallery Fish Exhibit Mixes Art with Science

Posted: Thursday, February 13 MOSCOW, Idaho – Bring the wild to life indoors, the University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery will feature the exhibit “38 Minus: The Idaho Fish Project.” The exhibit will run Wednesday, Feb. 19 through Sunday, April 6, with a reception held on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Prichard Art Gallery. The reception is co-hosted by the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and th...
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Street and Parking Restrictions for Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Friday, January 31 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Feb. 19-22, and many will be transported via bus or van. Due to the high amount of vehicular traffic and pedestrians on campus, some streets and parking lots will have restrictions during the festival. Traffic and parking restrictions during the festival include: Deakin Avenue and S...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Button Program Expands to Include Pullman Businesses

Posted: Friday, January 10 MOSCOW, Idaho – The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival button program will expand this year to include businesses in Pullman, as well as Moscow. Buttons will be honored at regional outlets Jan. 15 – March 15 and will be required for entry into select festival workshops. "We see the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival involving people from throughout the quad-cities -- we have volunteers from Pullm...
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Tickets for 2014 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Available Dec. 2

Posted: Wednesday, November 27 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – Nov. 27, 2013 – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will celebrate its 47th year Feb. 19-22, 2014. Festival tickets go on sale to the general public Monday, Dec. 2. Tickets are available for all nights, with prices ranging from $25-$50 per night and special discounts as low as $7 for youth and college students in the quad cities area. Tickets may be pu...
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Frontier Communications to Sponsor Saturday Evening Concert at Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Friday, November 22 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival announces a 2014 partnership with Frontier Communications. Frontier will serve as the Presenting Sponsor of the Saturday evening concerts during this coming jazz festival Feb. 19-22, 2014. The Saturday evening concert is the festival’s biggest night, and it will feature the Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestr...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Seeks Volunteers for 2014 Festival

Posted: Wednesday, October 30 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is recruiting volunteers for the 2014 festival. Volunteer registration opens Friday, Nov. 1. Each year, approximately 500 volunteers help manage student performance sites, transport artists and assist with general setup during the festival. The 2014 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will take place Feb. 19-22. “Volunteering at the Lionel H...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Announces 2014 Artist Lineup

Posted: Wednesday, September 18 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will celebrate its 47th year with a stellar lineup of artists in Moscow, Idaho, Feb. 19-22, 2014. This year’s theme, Pioneers of Jazz: A Legacy of Innovation, compliments the artist lineup and showcases jazz’s evolution through the years. "I really see the festival as having created a cultural legacy here in I...
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NEA Grant to Bring Benny Golson, Eddie Palmieri and Sheila Jordan to the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Tuesday, September 3 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival received a $15,000 grant from the NEA Jazz Masters Live grant program to support the performances of Benny Golson, Eddie Palmieri and Sheila Jordan. The festival was one of six non-profit organizations to receive a grant to support performance and educational activities featuring NEA Jazz Masters, recipients of th...
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2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Offers Workshops with Artists and Educators

Posted: Wednesday, February 13 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – The 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, which runs from Feb. 20-23 in Moscow, Idaho, will offer workshops by world-class jazz educators, musicians and University of Idaho faculty. In addition to music focused workshops, the festival offers numerous dance workshops and interdisciplinary “Thinking About College” workshops that explore the relationships between the ...
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What’s New at the 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, February 13 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – For 46 years, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival has inspired futures through jazz. Some of the highlights of this year's festival include: Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestra Vibraphone player Warren Wolf will appear with the Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, Feb. 23. Wolf was selected as the vibes player for this year’s festival, upholding the traditi...
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Street and Parking Restrictions for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Friday, February 8 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Feb. 20-23, and many will be transported via bus or van. Due to the high amount of vehicular traffic and pedestrians on campus, some streets and parking lots will have restrictions during the festival. Traffic and parking restrictions during the festival include: Deakin Ave. and Stu...
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Jazz Fest Unveils 2013 “Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestra”

Posted: Wednesday, January 23 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho – Under the vision and guidance of artistic director John Clayton, the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is pleased to bring together the Lionel Hampton New York Big Band with the talent of youth to create the Lionel Hampton Youth Jazz Orchestra. Each year the Lionel Hampton Big Band is one of the featured acts at the festival. This year, after a rigorous audit...
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Jazz Festival Buttons to Allow Entry to Select Festival Workshops and Support Young Artists Concerts

Posted: Friday, January 11 2013 MOSCOW, Idaho — The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival announces the return of the commemorative button program in celebration of the 2013 festival. Buttons will be honored at regional outlets Jan. 15 – March 15 and will be required for entry into select festival workshops. Purchasing the button – priced at $3 – not only covers the admission to selected high...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Honored with Magrath Exemplary Program Award

Posted: Monday, December 17 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival was recently honored with a C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Exemplary Program Award. Since 2006, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the National Outreach Scholarship Conference, with support from the W.K Kellogg Foundation, have partnered to recognize the outreach scholarship...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Reaches Out to Regional Schools

Posted: Friday, December 7 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – World renowned jazz bassist, composer, arranger, conductor and educator John Clayton will visit select Spokane, Wash., schools in early December, prior to the 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. In 2011, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival started a new initiative, the Intensive Mentorship Program. The program allows for a select number of band programs each year to receive more...
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Tickets for Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Available Dec. 3

Posted: Wednesday, November 28 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will celebrate its 46th year with a stellar lineup of artists at the four-day winter festival in Moscow, Idaho, Feb. 20-23, 2013. Festival tickets go on sale to the general public Monday, Dec. 3. Tickets are available for all nights with prices ranging from $25-$50/ night, and special discounts as low as $7 for youth and ...
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Longtime U-Idaho Music Professor Receives National Teaching Award

Posted: Thursday, November 15 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – After dedicating nearly 35 years to teaching and inspiring generations of music students, the University of Idaho’s Dan Bukvich is receiving the 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year Award in the state of Idaho. “Winning this award is humbling. Whenever people win these awards, it means a lot of people behind the scenes did a lot of work. So I’m very appreciativ...
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Volunteers Needed for the 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, October 31 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is seeking volunteers to help during the 2013 festival, which takes place Feb. 20-23. Volunteer registration opens Saturday, Nov. 3. Each year, approximately 500 volunteers are needed to help manage student performance sites, transport artists and assist with general setup during the four-day event. “Volunteering at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festiv...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Announces 2013 Artist Lineup

Posted: Thursday, September 27 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will celebrate its 46th year with a stellar lineup of artists during the four-day winter festival in Moscow, Idaho, which runs Feb. 20-23, 2013. This year’s theme, Inspiring Futures Through Jazz, complements the University of Idaho’s “Inspiring Futures” capital campaign and also speaks to the core mission of the Jazz Festival. ...
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Inspirational Theme Takes Main Stage at 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, August 22 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival celebrates its 46th year with a stellar lineup of artists during the four-day winter festival in Moscow, Idaho, which runs Feb. 20-23, 2013. This year’s theme, “Inspiring Futures Through Jazz,” complements the University of Idaho’s “Inspiring Futures” capital campaign and also speaks to the core mission of the jazz festival. “...
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U-Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Welcomes Schools to Festival

Posted: Tuesday, March 20 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival welcomed schools from eight states and Canada to the 45th anniversary of the four-day festival Feb. 22-25. Students came from all over to participate in the annual festival. This year, Boston College from Chestnut Hill, Mass., and the High School for Performing and Visual Arts from Houston, Texas joined the festival...
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Street and Parking Restrictions for Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, February 15 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Feb. 22-25 and many will be transported via bus or van. Due to the high amount of vehicular traffic and pedestrians on campus, some streets and parking lots will have restrictions during the festival. Traffic and parking restrictions during the festival include: Deak...
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What's New at the 2012 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Tuesday, February 14 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – For 45 years, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival has inspired students and delighted audiences with diverse jazz sounds. Some of the highlights and new offerings for this year's festival include: Wednesday Performance Invitations In lieu of the traditional college and elementary day performances, select schools have been invited to participate in special sessions wi...
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2012 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival to Offer Numerous Workshops with Artists and Educators

Posted: Monday, February 13 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The 2012 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, which runs from Feb. 22-25 in Moscow, Idaho, will offer free workshops by world-class jazz educators and musicians. The workshops held during the day will help students of all ages fine-tune their skills as they explore jazz. All workshops are free and open to the public. New this year are cross curricular jazz workshops offered in...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Receives Grant from Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, February 7 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Foundation has received $20,000 from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to support the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. This is the second consecutive year the foundation has chosen to bestow this grant to the university in support of the festival. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation was established in 1988 by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen. Th...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Seeks Volunteers

Posted: Thursday, January 12 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival is seeking volunteers to help manage student performance sites, transport artists and general setup of the festivities during the 45th Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, Feb. 22-25. The festival attracts world class artists and more than 10,000 students and guests from over 150 schools. It takes more than 500 volunteers ...
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Jazz Fest Announces New Commemorative Button Program

Posted: Monday, January 9 2012 MOSCOW, Idaho – The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival announced the creation of an exciting new commemorative button program, in celebration of the festival’s 45th anniversary year. The collectible buttons, featuring festival graphics, will allow the purchaser to receive discounts at area merchants during the month of February. People also can register to win prizes through the program, inc...
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Tickets for Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Available Dec. 2

Posted: Monday, November 21 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – Tickets for the 2012 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, Dec. 2. The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival celebrates its 45th anniversary with jazz, funk, gospel and soul during the four-day winter festival in Moscow, Idaho, which runs Feb. 22-25. Tickets are available for all nights with prices ranging from $25 - $...
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Funk and Gospel Join Jazz at 2012 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, October 19 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival celebrates its 45th anniversary with jazz, funk and gospel during the four-day winter festival in Moscow, Idaho, which runs Feb. 22-25. The 2012 festival will highlight “Mentors and Masters: Partners Shaping Tomorrow.” “It’s fitting to focus on our mentors and masters, since the Lionel Hampton Jazz ...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Lionel Hampton Big Band, Jimmy Heath, Carmen Bradford and more

Saturday, February 26 2011 The Lionel Hampton Big Band, joined by Jimmy Heath, will lead the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Saturday evening concert. The band will include vocalist Carmen Bradford as well as drummer Ed Shaughnessy and tenor sax Pete Christlieb, both of who played with “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” band. Special guests are common on Saturdays as well. The 2011 festival will wrap up with a special...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: The Manhattan Transfer and the Victor Wooten Band

Friday, February 25 2011 The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Friday evening concert, presented by Alaska Airlines, features The Manhattan Transfer, a multiple Grammy Award-winning vocal group that has been performing for more than 30 years with their current line-up. Friday night also will feature the Victor Wooten Band. Wooten, an innovator, composer, arranger, lecturer, producer, vocalist and multi-instrumental, is a five...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: 3-Concert Evening

Thursday, February 24 2011 The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival evening concerts, presented by Pepsi, will feature a new “festival seating” format in which three separate groups will be performing at staggered times at three different locations on campus. The new Thursday format will allow people to move from venue to venue to be able to catch multiple sets or stay and watch two sets of their favorite performer if desired. Th...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival: Jimmy Heath, Terrell Stafford and More

Wednesday, February 23 2011 The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Wednesday evening concert lineup, presented by Avista Corp., features National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, who is acclaimed for his distinctive sound on tenor, and is a fluid soprano and flute player and a very talented arranger and composer. Wednesday night’s performances will also include the Lionel Hampton All-Star Rhythm Section, compromis...
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Local Artists Celebrate Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, February 16 2011 Written by Steven Nelson   MOSCOW, Idaho – Jazz enthusiasts attending this year’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will have the opportunity to explore art displays sharing the festivals theme: Explorations of the Heart. In partnership with the Moscow Arts Commission and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce, area artists will create window displays with local businesses. The window displays will be i...
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Boogie Nights: Dance Clinics Jazz Up Festival

Posted: Wednesday, February 16 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – Music feeds Sadie Champlin’s creativity when she’s choreographing. So the chance to be a part of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and share her passion for dance during movement clinics is an opportunity not to be missed. A senior dance major, the Kimberly, Idaho, native will be teaching hip hop as one of 27 movement sessions offered over three days during the jazz festival. “It’...
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2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival to Offer Numerous Workshops with Artists and Educators

Posted: Tuesday, February 15 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – The 2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, which runs from Feb. 23-26 in Moscow, Idaho, is one of the world’s largest educational jazz festivals. This year, like years of the past, the festival will offer spectacular evening concerts preformed by professional jazz musicians. Those same artists lead workshops during the day to help jazz students of all ages fine-tune their skills as t...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Receives Grant from Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, February 8 2011 Written by Steven Nelson MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Foundation has received $20,000 from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to support the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. This is the first time the 44-year-old festival has received a grant from the foundation. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation was established in 1996 by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen. The foundation’s mission ...
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Street and Parking Restrictions for Jazz Festival

Posted: Tuesday, February 1 2011 MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Feb. 23-26, and many will be transported via bus or van. Due to the high amount of vehicular traffic and pedestrians on campus, some streets and parking lots will have restrictions during the festival. Traffic and parking restrictions during the festival include: Deakin Avenue and Student...
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Tickets for Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Available Jan. 4

Posted: Tuesday, December 21 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – Tickets for the 2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will go on sale beginning Tuesday, Jan. 4. The four-day event, which runs Feb. 23-26 at the University of Idaho, is set to include student performances, workshops and clinics put on by jazz musicians and educators, and spectacular evening concerts featuring many professional jazz musicians. Tickets are available for all nights w...
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NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath to Perform at Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, December 1 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Jimmy Heath has long been recognized as a brilliant instrumentalist and a magnificent composer and arranger. Heath will bring his internationally acclaimed talents to the University of Idaho's 2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. He will perform at the Wednesday evening concert, and will join the Lionel Hampton New York Big Band for the S...
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Donor and Series Tickets on Sale Nov. 8 for 2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Friday, November 5 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – Donor and series tickets for the University of Idaho's 2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will go on sale Monday, Nov. 8. The festival, themed "Explorations of the Heart," takes place Feb. 23-26 in Moscow. Series tickets prices for the evening concerts are as follows. • Wednesday: $20 • Thursday: $25 • Friday and Saturday: Seats on the floor level are $34, center ...
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Manhattan Transfer to Headline 2011 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Friday, October 29 2010 New Format Unveiled for 2011 Festival MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho's Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will have some new elements for the 2011 event, which runs Feb. 23-26 in Moscow, Idaho. "The theme for this festival is 'Explorations of the Heart,'" said Steven Remington, new executive director of the festival. "For nearly 45 years, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival has focused on jazz ...
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Steven Remington Named Executive Director of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted: Friday, August 20 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – Steven Remington has been named executive director of the University of Idaho's Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. He begins his post on Sept. 7. Remington has 25 years of professional experience in festival and event management. In this role, he is responsible for developing vision and goals for future festivals; overseeing all educational aspects; strategically increasing festival fu...
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Jazz Festival Releases Final Numbers

Posted: Thursday, March 4 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – The Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho has released its final numbers from the 2010 festival. Attendees for all evening concerts totaled 10,757, down from 13,849 in 2009 – a 23 percent total decrease. "The turnout for this year's festival is higher than we had projected," said Cami McClure, interim executive director. "Though the economic downtu...
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High School Instrumental Groups and Soloists Recognized at the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

Posted: Saturday, February 27 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – More than 170 high school and secondary school instrumental groups, along with more than 130 soloists, took the stage on the final day of student performances at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. The students came from throughout the Northwest, western Canada and Alaska. The musicians performed for adjudicators who provided feedback and cri...
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High School Vocal Groups and Soloists Recognized at the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

Posted: Friday, February 26 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – More than 50 high school and secondary school vocal groups, along with more than 140 vocal soloists, took the stage Friday at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. The students came from throughout the Northwest, western Canada and Alaska. The musicians performed for adjudicators, who provided feedback and critical evaluation of the groups’ per...
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Young Student Musicians Recognized at the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

Posted: Thursday, February 25 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – Young musicians from throughout the Northwest were featured at the second day of student performances at the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. Elementary, middle and junior high schools students were the focus of the day’s performances. The young musicians performed for adjudicators, who provided feedback and critical evaluation of the gr...
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Student Musicians Recognized at the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

Posted: Wednesday, February 24 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – More than 50 college vocal and instrumental groups, combos and soloists from throughout the Northwest performed at the first day of the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. The musicians performed for adjudicators, who provided feedback and critical evaluation of the groups’ performance. Based on their musical execution, expression and prese...
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Jazz Artists to Lend Their Time for Jazz in the Schools Program

Posted: Friday, February 19 2010 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho – Students at local schools will have some special visitors during the next week to learn a little about jazz music through the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival’s Jazz in the Schools program. The program brings in jazz musicians to perform at schools, and provides students of all ages with a great introduction to this truly American form of jazz....
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University of Idaho Events for Feb. 22-28

Posted: Friday, February 19 2010 Written by Casey McDaniel MOSCOW, Idaho – The following is a list of University of Idaho sponsored events for the week of Feb. 22-28. Events will take place in Moscow, and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Wednesday, Feb. 24 Idaho Women's Basketball 7 p.m. Cowen Spectrum at the ASUI- Kibbie Activity Center 1000 Stadium Way in Moscow Support Vandal athletics and come wat...
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Exhibit Honors Al Grey and Ray Brown as Jazz Greats and Pioneers of Racial Equality

Posted: Tuesday, February 9 2010 Written by Donna Emert   MOSCOW, Idaho – Each year as part of the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival, the University of Idaho Library creates an exhibit featuring artifacts from its International Jazz Collections, one of the eminent jazz collections in the world. Laura Guedes, University of Idaho archivist, created the 2010 exhibit with the goals of highlighting the IJC’s value, hon...
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Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

Posted: Monday, February 8 2010 Written by Becca Johnson and Joni Kirk   MOSCOW, Idaho – Not yet bought tickets for the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival? Following are the top 10 reasons to be part of the world's top educational jazz festival in 2010: 1. Performances by Grammy Award Nominees and Recipients The Grammy Awards are held up as the top awards for National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Lionel ...
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John Clayton: Nomination, Not the Grammy, That Counts

Posted: Wednesday, February 3 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – Bringing home a Grammy Award is seen by popular culture as the crème de la crème for artists. For John Clayton, who served as an arranger and played bass on this year's Grammy Award-winning "Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs Of Joy And Peace," the pleasure comes from a less conspicuous part of the Grammys. "The most meaning comes from the initial nomination," said Clayton. "It's when ...
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UITV-8: Young Artists Concert Vol. 1

Thursday, January 28 2010 at 8:00 PM Elementary, middle school, and junior high ensemble performances from the 2009 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival
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UITV-8: Young Artists Concert Vol. 1

Tuesday, January 26 2010 at 8:00 PM Elementary, middle school, and junior high ensemble performances from the 2009 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival
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Volunteers Needed for 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

Posted: Tuesday, January 26 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho – Those looking for a new way to experience the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival should consider the volunteer program. Volunteer positions include managing student performance sites, driving artists, helping register schools, promoting the festival and doing office work. Volunteers receive perks. They are provided a lunchtime treat from Domino’s Piz...
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Jazz Central: Tickets on Sale Now for Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival

Posted: Tuesday, January 12 2010 MOSCOW, Idaho –Tickets are now on sale for the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival. The four-day event, which runs Feb. 24-27, includes student performances workshops by jazz musicians and educators and evening concerts featuring many professional jazz musicians. Three of the festival’s artists this year have been nominated for Grammy awards. Highlights of the evening concerts include...
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UITV-8: 2009 Young Artists Concert - Vol.1

Tuesday, December 1 2009 at 8:00 PM Elementary, middle school, and junior high performances from the 2008 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival.
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Concert: Jazz Bands and Choirs

Friday, November 6 2009 at 7:30 PM The Lionel Hampton School of Music presents jazz bands and choirs for an evening of great instrumental and vocal offerings on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m., in the Hartung Theatre. Tickets are available at the door —$5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens. For more information, call (208) 885-6231 Please consider a tax deductible gift to help restore and upgrade the School of Music ...
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Guest Artist Recital: BUG Jazz

Wednesday, November 4 2009 at 7:30 PM The Lionel Hampton School of Music presents BUG, a guest artist jazz recital. The performance on Wednesday, Nov. 4,at 7:30 p.m., is in the Administration Building, University Auditorium. Tickets are $5 general admission; $3 students and seniors. For more information, call (208) 885-6231. This concert counts toward the MusicX 140 faculty/guest recital requirement for MusicX 140 Convocation. Pleas...
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Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival Announces Lineup and Ticket Sales

Posted: Monday, October 19 2009 Written by Becca Johnson MOSCOW, Idaho – The beauty of jazz is its vibrancy and diversity that allows it to suit any environment. The 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival, themed "Jazz Is…," will showcase four distinct genres of jazz. This year's festival, led by artistic director and Grammy-award winning artist John Clayton, takes place Feb. 24-27 at the University of Idaho. The ...
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Concert: Free Range Saxophone Quartet

Sunday, October 4 2009 at 1:00 PM The Free Range Saxophone Quartet is featured in performance at the Lionel Hampton School of Music on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m. The program will feature music to be released on the quartet's debut CD recording this summer. Quartet members includes: Vanessa Sielert, soprano saxophone, assistant professor of saxophone at the Lionel Hampton School of Music and award-winning musician who has performe...
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Grant Will Bring Dance Artist to Jazz Festival to Teach Dance Workshops

Posted: Wednesday, September 30 2009 Written by Cheryl Dudley MOSCOW, Idaho – Jazz dance artist Sherry Zunker will join the 2010 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival, held Feb. 24-27, at the University of Idaho to teach advanced jazz technique, jazz festival movement clinics, a jazz dance teacher’s workshop and more. Zunker's participation is funded by a $5,000 grant from The Inland Northwest Community F...
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Faculty Recital: Palouse Jazz Project

Tuesday, September 29 2009 at 7:30 PM Palouse Jazz Project performs original jazz compositions and arrangements. The PJP is a dynamic sextet that performs around the Northwest. Established in 2006, the group specializes in standard jazz repertoire and original compositions. Each member of the ensemble also serves on the faculty at the University of Idaho. Equally talented as educators and performers, the PJP is at home in traditional ...
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