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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival 2014

02.22.2014 – 11:14 pm |

The Argonaut’s coverage of the 2014 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

A tale of circuits and song — UI professor links computers and music for Jazz Fest

02.22.2014 – 10:57 pm |

What started as an unofficial project of the Association for Computing Machinery, became an ongoing passion for both club members and Bob Rinker, an associate professor in the University of Idaho College of Engineering computer …

Poetry and Music — UI English professor explains mix of poetry and jazz

02.22.2014 – 10:49 pm |

Robert Wrigley, an English professor and poet at the University of Idaho, said you don’t always need to explain love, but sometimes you need to talk about it.

Mintzer wows at workshop — Mintzer hosts workshops for students, talks jazz improvisation

02.22.2014 – 10:39 pm |

 Students scattered to their seats and the hum of side conversations died down as Bob Mintzer, longtime tenor saxophone player for the funk fusion group Yellowjackets, approached the stage at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Center …

Make it funky — 2013 Jazz Fest comes to a close

02.24.2013 – 6:06 pm |

Jazz lovers of all ages filled the Kibbie Dome Saturday night as the 2013 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival drew to a close with a performance by festival headliner and saxophonist, Maceo Parker. 

Swinging start

02.21.2013 – 10:09 pm |

The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival opening concert featured Byron Stripling, the All-Star Quartet and Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Band 1, with performances that earned multiple standing ovations Wednesday.

A glimpse inside Thursday’s “Young Artists Concert” — AUDIO

02.21.2013 – 8:18 pm |

Nevin Chettri, a graduate student and composer from Nepal, performs with the University of Idaho Jazz Band I during the Young Artists Concert. The group performed an original composition titled “Shiva’s Dance” Thursday in the …

‘Jazzy’ artifacts — UI library section home to International Jazz Collection

02.19.2013 – 10:03 pm | One Comment

Everyone in Moscow knows of the “Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival,” but many people may not know about the life of the man who this event is named after.

Creating a masterpiece — Jazz Fest introduces new workshop about building stringed instruments

02.19.2013 – 8:30 pm | One Comment

The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival brings the community and beyond together to celebrate the talent, artistry and passion of jazz music, but something often overlooked is the craftsmanship that goes into the …

Archiving jazz

02.19.2013 – 8:28 pm |

The workshop “Hamp’s Legacy: The International Jazz Collections at UI” is the brainchild of two men, Garth Reese and Barry Bilderback. 

Collision of science and art — Lights, music combine to explore the meeting of opposites in Jazz Fest workshop presented by UI professor

02.19.2013 – 8:25 pm |

Art and science find convergence at the University of Idaho, said Robert Rinker, associate professor in the computer science department. 

Mixing business and music

02.19.2013 – 8:21 pm |

During the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, thousands of perspective students flood the University of Idaho campus for the four-day event. Many UI colleges are taking advantage of this opportunity to showcase their department to prospective …

KRUMP kreations — Dance style makes its way from inner-city streets to UI Jazz Fest workshop

02.19.2013 – 8:19 pm | 2 Comments

For Christa Davis, KRUMP started three springs back at a national conference in San Diego, Calif. But for Thomas Johnson, aka Tommy the Clown, it began more than 20 years ago.

The beat goes on

02.19.2013 – 8:17 pm |

Every year during the cold month of February, musicians, students, community members and visitors unite through their love of music and the spirit of jazz. This year, the University of Idaho’s 46th annual Lionel Hampton  …

Jazz fest leads to parking changes

02.14.2013 – 9:35 pm | One Comment

University of Idaho students with gold, red or blue parking permits may be impacted due to the high amount of traffic and pedestrians, as well as parking lot and street restrictions during the Lionel Hampton …

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