June 21, 2018
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Bases Loaded: The Life and Times of Milt "The Judge" Hinton
Marshall University Visual Arts Center
Jeremy A. Smith, Curator of the James and Susan Neumann Jazz Collection at Oberlin Conservatory, takes us inside collection of the legendary Jazz Bass player and photographer Milt "The Judge" Hinton and discusses his importance to the history and preservation of Jazz and gives a special peek inside the documentary of his life while leading a discussion with very special guests.
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mid-Summer Nights Swing with the Marshall University
Jazz Ensemble featuring NEA Jazz Master Jason Marsalis
This mid-summer night's concert opens the Huntington International Jazz Festival's activities and provides a tantalizing preview of the weekends activities with the Marshall University Jazz Ensemble featuring NEA Jazz Master & Co-Artistic Director of the Huntington International jazz Festival Jason Marsalis on vibes.