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Houston International Jazz Festival:
SATURDAY features Ruben Studdard American Idol Star, Angel Lane Brass Band, & Summer Jazz Workshop All-Stars.
SUNDAY features Hiroshima & The Sax Pack / with Steve Cole, Jeff Kashiwa & Kim Waters.
Jazz Education History:
Jazz Education, Inc (JEI) was founded by Jazz artist Bubbha Thomas, who saw a need to fill a void where music education and youth were concerned. With a grant from The National Endowment for the Arts, he started an 8-week "Summer Program for Youthful Musicians" at St. James Episcopal Church. Seventy students attended the first FREE session. Since then, JEI has grown from a part-time-one-program project to a daily operation with full and part-time employees. The roster of activities ranges from mini-performances featuring national artists to annual programs ranging from an in-school educational program serving more than 30,000 elementary school children to a five-week workshop-serving more than 200 teenagers (middle school through college age) to an international Jazz Festival.
Tickets may be picked up at the will call booth at Discovery Green starting at 4:00 pm the day of the show. You must bring email confirmation and a valid id. General admission is lawn seating only, blankets and lawn chair acceptable and no coolers.
Houston International Jazz Festival
Houston, TX 77010