Conservatory Artist Series: UMKC Jazz Night at the Folly

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Presented by UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance and Folly Theater at The Folly Theater, Kansas City MO

Apr 18
Conservatory Artist Series: UMKC Jazz Night at the Folly

Join the Conservatory jazz bands in a lively collage concert featuring a variety of ensembles that represent the entirety of jazz studies at the Conservatory, directed by Bobby Watson and Mitch Butler.

A GRAMMY®-nominated saxophonist, composer, producer and educator, Bobby Watson trained formally at the University of Miami and then, 1977–1981, earned his “doctorate” as musical director of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and appeared on 14 of the group’s recordings, more than anyone else in the ensemble’s 35-year existence. In addition to Blakey, Watson worked with notable jazz icons Max Roach, Louis Hayes, George Coleman and Sam Rivers.  He has also worked with peers and colleagues

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ADMISSION INFO

Tickets: $12 general public

$5 for all UMKC faculty, staff and all students with UMKC or student ID

Contact: 816-235-6222

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LOCATION

The Folly Theater

300 W. 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

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PARKING INFO

There is a parking garage next to the theater that is not owned by the theater. Parking is generally $8 for Folly patrons, barring any large, downtown Kansas City events.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Info
    • Sign Language
    • Volume Control Telephone
    • Wheelchair Access

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