Wycliffe Gordon, the director of jazz studies at Augusta University, brings Jazz and American Music Celebration Week to life from April 15-19 at the Maxwell Theatre.
The second annual Harris-Horizon Jazz Greats Series presented by the Augusta University Department of Music featured performances by Jimmy Owens, NEA Jazz Master and his band and a performance by the Augusta University jazz ensemble.
Wycliffe Gordon, Augusta University’s newest director of jazz studies, was named “Best Trombone” by the DownBeat Critics Poll 2018, one of the most prestigious recognition for a jazz musician. This is the fifth time he’s received this award.
Jazz legend Jimmy Heath will bring his quintet to the Maxwell Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 14 to kick off the Harris-Horizon Jazz Great Series.