Grades 4-12 MTA: Bob Mintzer of Yellowjackets w/ UAB Jazz Ensemble
Students will enjoy a lively jazz performance with the UAB Jazz Ensemble featuring jazz saxophonist, Bob Mintzer, a twenty year member of the Grammy award winning Yellowjackets. Mr. Mintzer also leads a Grammy winning Big Band, travels with his own Quartet, and plays with numerous bands globally. Mr. Mintzer is a respected educator who conducts clinics worldwide and has written nearly 20 books on jazz education. He also composes music for orchestra, concert, and big band.
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