The Allen High School Performing Arts Center and the University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band will present the inaugural Allen Jazz Invitational and Arts Festival on March 22.
The daylong event begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 300 Rivercrest Blvd. The event features performances by local high school bands that will be critiqued by guest artists.
Guest artists include Denis DiBlasio, Frank Greene, Stockton Helbing and Wayne Bergeron, who have all played in jazz legend Maynard Ferguson’s band.
Guest artists will also conduct master classes on sax, trumpet, bones and rhythm section at 3 p...