23rd Annual Houston International Jazz Festival Concert
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The last date listed for 23rd Annual Houston International Jazz Festival Concert was Saturday August 3, 2013 / 7:30pm.
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Welcome spring with A Baroque Wedding Feast from the Grammy-nominated music ensemble Ars Lyrica Houston. The season finale program features Baroque favorites including two beautiful Bach cantatas and a rollicking Telemann suite. You'll also hear Pachelbel's Canon in D, a wedding staple that has been adapted and sampled by everyone from the Pet Shop Boys to Coolio. ALH will be joined by magnificent soprano Meghan Lindsey for the performance and there will be a pre-concert lecture from Professor Tanya Kevorkian, an expert on the Baroque period. Learn More
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Although the entertainers were great, the event coordination left much to be desired. Between the start of the show and the beginning of the headliners' set (almost 4 hours), there were about five "intermissions" which lasted for at least 20 minutes each. Also, the venue's seats are packed very close together so I had someone's elbow in my rib cage throughout the show. All in all, this show would probably bring in more "repeat customers" if it was held in a better venue, the acts were timed better, and there was better use of the downtime on stage between acts.
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About the Ticket Supplier: Jazz Education, Inc.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.
To date, JEI has earned recognition on the local, regional, national, and international levels as one of the most stable and consistent forces in the effort to create a wider audience for Jazz. The organization has been the recipient of many honors including the American Can, Centering the Arts, the Barbara Jordan Award and a Certificate of Congressional Recognition in tribute to its many years of splendid service to the community.
Jazz Education Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization sponsoring three main programs (The Jazz & Poetry Series, Summer Jazz Workshop, The Houston International Jazz Festival) and several special projects. Jazz & Poetry is an educational/enrichment program helping elementary school children develop an early appreciation for music. The Summer Jazz Workshop produces many of America's top young music talents through a combination of master classes, lectures, small and large ensembles, video presentations, and demonstrations. The Houston International Jazz Festival; which features international, national, regional, and local Jazz musicians, enhances Houston's reputation as an arts center and attracts Jazz aficionados worldwide.