Friday, March 30, 2012

Sax Great Ernie Watts Joins UMass Jazz Ensemble I in Concert at UMass/Amherst on March 31

Saxophonist and two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts is performing in concert with the UMass Jazz Ensemble I at Bowker Auditorium  in the Fine Arts Center at UMASS/Amherst on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.  Tickets to the concert are $10-$30 and can be purchased online or at the theater.

The concert is in collaboration with the UMass Music Department's 14th Annual High School Jazz Fest taking place at the University, coordinated by Jeffrey W. Holmes.

UMass/Amherst is home to the popular Jazz in July educational program that brings together jazz masters with students for a series of workshops, lectures and concerts.  This year's Jazz in July program takes place July 9-20, 2012.

You can see a schedule of upcoming concerts at the Fine Arts Center here.

For year round details of jazz concerts, night clubs, campus events and jazz activities throughout Massachusetts, visit

To find tourist information visit and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce

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