DESCRIPTION You are cordially invited to enjoy the 44rd Annual Western States Jazz Festival, one of the oldest educational jazz festivals in the United States. With divisions for jazz groups from elementary through college, including four high school divisions, the Western States Jazz Festival can ensure a balanced competitive setting.
Special Guest : Trombone Soloist
Bob McChesney. His works can be heard on CDs for Barbra Streisand, Shakira, Michael Buble', Natalie Cole, Rod Stewart, Chicago, Michael Bolton, and the following Grammy-winning CDs: "Ray Charles: Genius Loves Company", Diana Krall's "When I Look in Your Eyes", and most recently, Arturo Sandoval's "Dear Diz", where he was a featured soloist. Legendary composer and conductor Lalo Schifrin exclaimed, "Bob McChesney is a virtuoso and has the gift to bring us the joy of music at the highest level."
A pre-eminent jazz educator and clinician, Bob has been a welcomed guest artist all over the US and Canada. Bob has been featured twice with his Quartet at the International Association of Jazz Educators convention, and The International Trombone Festival, where he has spoken and performed for audiences as large as 5000 in attendance of his demonstrations, workshops and performances.
Friday, March 2, 2018
END DATE Saturday, March 3, 2018
START TIME 10:00am
END TIME 8:30pm
Upland High School
565 W 11th Street