17th Annual Moores Jazz Festival featuring Shelley Carrol

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This year's Moores Jazz Festival at the University of Houston will be a homecoming for Shelley Carrol. The star saxophonist's musical roots are in Houston. Carrol will join both rising jazz stars and some of the city's top players during the 17th annual Moores Jazz Festival. The event will feature Carrol teaming with the UH Jazz Orchestra. It also will spotlight the Moores School Jazz Festival All Stars, a collection of veteran players led by director of jazz studies Noe Marmolejo. The festival also will provide middle and high school students with an opportunity to learn from esteemed veteran Carrol during two jazz clinics.


  • Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. – Performances from the Moores School Jazz Festival All Stars and Moores School of Music Jazz Ensemble
  • Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. – Shelley Carrol in concert featuring the Moores School of Music Jazz Ensemble
  • Feb. 27 and 28, noon – Shelley Carrol hosting free jazz clinic and Q&A for area students. Open to the public.



Moores Opera House
3333 Cullen Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004


$12 - $17
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