The Northern New Mexico College Music Department will host its first Jazz Festival April 30, 2014. The festival will be held at the Nick Salazar Center for the Performing Arts (921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, NM 87532). All events are FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited, so it is recommended that you arrive early to secure a seat. More information is available at 505-747-2295 or 505-747-2296.
The schedule is as follows:
11:00 A.M. FREE Jason Marsalis Clinic
4:00 P.M. FREE Los Alamos Big Band Concert
5:00 P.M. FREE Sante Fe Great Big Jazz Band Concert
7:00 PM FREE NNMC Big Band Concert featuring Jason Marsalis
Under the direction of Matt Leder, the NNMC Big Band is a professional big band in residence comprised of top area professionals and auditioned Northern students. The NNMC Music Department hosts at least one concert and one workshop every month of the academic calendar year.