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25th Annual Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival
General Schedule for Saturday, February 9, 2008 

Driving Directions

This schedule is subject to change. Updates will be posted regularly. ALL CLINICS, MASTERCLASSES AND 50 CONCERTS DURING THE DAY 
ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  The evening concert requires a ticket.

8:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.: "Jazz Breakfast" in the Student Cafeteria for everyone.  (See menu and prices)

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.: LIVE TV/RADIO/INTERNET BROADCAST of stage performances on cable television channel 18 to homes in Winnetka, 
Kenilworth, Glencoe; and channel 6 to homes in Wilmette; and in stereo 
on WNTH radio (88.1 FM). Worldwide Internet broadcast on

8:30 a.m. : High School and Junior High School Jazz Ensembles begin 
performing free concerts in five concert  locations in the school. (Gaffney Auditorium., McGee Theater, Student Cafeteria, Baumann Student Lounge, 
and 3rd floor rehearsal  rooms in the Music Building) (See the school performance schedule)

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Lunch available in small student cafeteria for students.  
(See menu and prices.)

11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
A complimentary lunch available in the Faculty Cafeteria for directors only.

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.   Special Concert by THE SPAM ALL-STARS from Miami. 
This will take place in the auditorium and be broadcast live on TV, radio, Internet.  EVERYONE SHOULD ATTEND!!!

12:40 - 1:20 p.m.: "Beginning Improvisation... what is the FIRST step"
         (Do NOT bring instruments)
         Clinician: DAVE NESS  in the EPI CENTER  (Main building-3rd floor)

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. SIGHT-READING BAND directed by NIC MEYER
in 2nd FLOOR ROTUNDA in the main building. Open to all to perform

1:30- 2:15 p.m.:
"Intermediate Improvisation" (Do NOT bring instruments)
        Clinician: DAVE NESS- In the EPI CENTER (Main building-3rd floor) 
2:35 - 2:50 p.m.: 2008 Jazz Directors Big FAT Band  on the main stage 
featuring guest jazz band directors with Steve Houghton, drums and surprise
guest trumpet soloist

3:00-3:50 p.m.: SECTION MASTERCLASSES-  Do NOT take your instruments.

DIRECTOR'S CLINIC:  "How to use SMART MUSIC in your band and jazz program... and it is FREE!"- Matt Temple (Director of Bands, New Trier High School)  Location M287 (In music building)

Student Clinicians and Locations...

Sax masterclass by PAT MALLINGER- In McGee Theater (Music Building) 

Trumpet masterclass by SCOTT HALL- In room M387 (Music Building)

Trombone masterclass
by AUDREY MORRISON- In room M286 (Music Building) 

Drumset Masterclass by STEVE HOUGHTON-
On stage In auditorium 

Piano Masterclass by PETER SAXE- In Student Cafeteria 

Bass Masterclass by DAN ANDERSON- Room under the main auditorium lobby

Guitar Masterclass by FRANK DAWSON- 2nd Floor Rotunda

4:00 - 4:50 p.m.: INDIANA UNIVERSITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE directed by 
Pat Harbison, with special guest, Steve Houghton, drums

(Auditorium stage- broadcast on radio/TV/Internet) 

5:00 - 7:30 p.m. BANDS LEAVE NTHS TO EAT. (See map of restaurants)

6:45 p.m.: Auditorium doors open. (Guest schools should be seated
NO LATER than 7:15 p.m.)

7:30 - 10:00 p.m.: EVENING CONCERT


James Warrick, Director  
Guest artist- J
on Faddis, trumpet
Brief Intermission (10 minutes)

Intermission (15 minutes) with announcement of Jazz Festival Awards

The CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE directed by JON FADDIS continues 
until 10 p.m.

The entire evening concert will be BROADCAST LIVE on the Internet at, on North Shore CABLE TV, and in stereo on WNTH 
Radio (FM 88.1).

Driving Directions

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