2018 Hanks Jazz Festival

 -27th Annual-

 

Thank you for your interest in the Hanks Jazz Festival!

 

We are very excited about our Guest Artist and Judging Panel and new this year, our clinicians panel. The talent and experience is off the charts this year! Please register as soon as possible to secure your time slot.

 

The 2018 Guest Artists, Judges, and Clinicians.

 

Willie L. Hill Jr.

 

Dr. Willie Hill is Director of the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Professor in Music Education. He received his B.S. degree from Grambling State University and earned M.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Colorado-Boulder.

 

Dave Pietro

 

His talents as a gifted saxophonist, woodwind doubler, composer, and educator have made him an in-demand musician who has performed at jazz clubs, jazz festivals, schools and concert halls around the world.

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Phillip Alvarado

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Recently retired  Lake Highlands H.S

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Mario Casanova

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Mario Casanova is the Director of Bands at Trinity High School

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Art Ruangtip

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Art Ruangtip is the Director of Bands at Rowlett High School in Rowlett, Texas.

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Brian Swartz

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Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, Vocalist, Insructor

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Mark Taylor

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In 2001 Mark retired as chief arranger for The United States Army Band (“Pershing’s Own”), where he was on staff for 24 years

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Steven Jones

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Saxophonist, composer, arranger, and jazz educator Stephen Jones is Director of Jazz Studies at Texas Tech University.

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