Schedule

June 22, 2018

(Friday)

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Introducing Jazz-Mu-Tazz (Summer Jazz Camp Concert)
Pullman Square

Marshall University's Summer Jazz Camp students perform in select groups as the grand ambassadors of the inaugural Huntington International Jazz Festival.

 

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Bob Thompson Group
Pullman Square

West Virginia’s very own Jazz legend Bob Thompson brings his all-star jazz group to open the Huntington International Jazz Festival.

 

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition
(First and Second Segments)

Missio Dei Church, Pullman Square

The inaugural Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition opens up with the first segment: Piano Trio: New Orleans Heritage and the second segment Piano trio: Plus One.

 

9:15 pm - 10:15 pm

The Marsalis Family Quintet (Headline Event)
Pullman Square

NEA Jazz Masters Ellis, Jason, Branford, and Delfeayo Marsalis open the inaugural Huntington International Jazz Festival with special guests.