The Jazz in the Forest 2016 Series continues with two performances (4:30pm & 7:30pm) on Saturday, February 27, and will feature the Jazz Guitar Artistry of Curt Warren appearing with Jr Volcano Choy and the Volcano Art Center Jazz Ensemble with a special hana hou appearance by Jeannine Guillory.
Curt Warren: for years was the featured guitarist with the US Navy’s official Jazz Ensemble, “The Commodores” based in Washington DC. Recently completed 31 years as Professor of Guitar at the University of Texas in El Paso. Through the years, has toured the World and recorded with various Jazz Greats such as Billy Eckstein, Monty Budwig, Della Reese along with being a featured Artist at the Newport Jazz Festival. Don’t miss the World-Class Jazz Guitar Stylings of Mr. Curt Warren!
The Jazz in the Forest concert series offers an extraordinary opportunity to hear the highest caliber jazz – anywhere – up close and personal.
The Wine and Beer Room will be open for attendees to enjoy before and after the concert.
And as usual, an area has been set aside for dancing, so you don’t have to stay in your seat when the band starts to swing and you’re moved to your feet.
Two shows will be offered, with a matinee at 4:30pm and an evening performance at 7:30pm. Tickets for the matinee are $20 for VAC members ($30 non-members) and for the evening show are $25 for VAC members ($35 non-members). Ticket holders will be able to purchase Volcano Red Ale and Mauna Kea Pale Ale from Mehana Brewing Company & as well as wine before each performance.
Tickets are available for sale at VAC’s Administration Office in Volcano Village, Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, and at Basically Books in Hilo or you can register for tickets online:
The last day to purchase tickets online, at VAC Gallery, or Basically Books is Friday, February 26. After that, tickets will be sold at the door if they are not sold out. Tickets will be held at Will Call on the day of the show OR, you may pick them up any day before the show at Volcano Art Center’s Niaulani Campus Administrative Office, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm.