The Northwest Jazz Festival continues with an evening performance with the Yellowstone Big Band. The Northwest College Jazz Band opens for this group and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Powell High School Auditorium.
The 18 piece Yellowstone Big Band begins its 25th year under the direction of Northwest College Director of Bands Neil Hansen.The musicians members of this group have performed with reads like a who's who of jazz including: Buddy Rich, Paul Anka, Maynard Ferguson, Woody Herman, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Les Brown, Tom Jones and many others. The Yellowstone Big Band combines both traditional and contemporary big band sounds into an enjoyable musical setting for jazz lovers of all ages.
Tickets are $28 (schools pay $25 per ticket). They are available in advance or at the door.