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A Tribute to Illinois Jacquet

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Tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath, along with the MTSU Jazz Ensemble and jazz faculty, will open up the 2014 MTSU Jazz Artist Series on October 20 at 7:30 p.m. with a tribute to Illinois Jacquet.

The concert will be held at the MTSU Wright Music Building, and tickets will be sold for $10 to the public. Tickets are free to MTSU students, faculty and staff.

Along with celebrating the life and career of Jacquet, this event will also celebrate the MTSU Jazz Scholarship, established by the Illinois Jacquet Foundation.

Heath will also be presenting a free public music clinic on Tuesday October 21 at 11:30 a.m. in room 303 of the Saunders Fine Arts Building.

Tickets may be reserved by calling 615-898-2724 or emailing james.simmons@mtsu.edu. They will also be available at the door.