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Winning Participants of 2021 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Earn Avista Scholarships

Posted 3/12/2021 7:31:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — March 12, 2021 — Four participants at this year’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will receive scholarships to the University of Idaho from the Avista Foundation for their outstanding performances. Read more

A Jazzy Masterpiece

Posted 2/19/2021 10:23:00 PM

This story written by Devin Weeks was published in the Coeur d’Alene Press on Feb. 19. An eye-catching, jazzy masterpiece created by a Coeur d'Alene artist is the perfect accompaniment for a music festival named for a jazz musician. A digital creation by Riley Helal has been selected as the commemorative artwork for the U of I's 54th annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, a virtual event set for 25-27. Read more

U of I’s Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Moves to Worldwide Virtual Event in 2021

Posted 8/20/2020 6:17:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 20, 2020 — The University of Idaho’s 54th annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival set for Feb. 25-27, 2021, will be a special virtual event, enabling students from around the world to perform and learn from the brightest stars in jazz. Read more

Edmonds-Woodway Sweeps Awards at U of I Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted 3/2/2020 4:49:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 29, 2020 — In two days of competition, Edmonds-Woodway High School swept the top honors at the University of Idaho’s 2020 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Read more

Public Parking Available for Jazz Festival Visitors

Posted 2/26/2020 5:41:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 25, 2020 — The University of Idaho will host thousands of visitors for the 53rd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-29. Read more

Shooks to Shake it Up: UI Grads Headline This Year's Jazz Fest

Posted 2/25/2020 2:30:00 PM

CLASS alumni Amy Shook '96, '00 and Pat Shook '94 return to the University of Idaho for the 2020 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Read more

Excitement Builds for 53rd Jazz Festival at U of I

Posted 2/21/2020 6:32:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Feb. 20, 2020 — About 5,000 students, educators, parents and jazz lovers will descend into Moscow on Feb. 28-29 for the 53rd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho. Read more

Volunteers Needed for 53rd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Posted 1/31/2020 7:07:00 PM

MOSCOW, Idaho — Jan. 31, 2020 — Thousands of K-college student musicians, educators and guests will visit the University of Idaho campus Feb. 28-29 for the 53rd Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Read more

Aaron Mayhugh & the Lionel Jazz Festival Crew

Posted 2/26/2018 5:00:00 PM

Another amazingly successful Jazz Festival! Aaron & his crew work together under time deadlines, multiple demands, and with a myriad of moving parts to coordinate the Jazz Fest--often, like this year, contending with inclement weather conditions. Their dedication and passion for the Festival and keeping it truthful to Doc & Lionel's vision is a wonderful, delightful thing to behold. I look forward to it every year. Read more

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Jazz Fest Hooked Kate Skinner As A Student

Assistant Professor Skinner’s composition featured in Jazz Education Network lineup.

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Magic Behind The Jazz

The memoir, “Hamp and Doc,” tells the story of an unparalleled friendship between two musicians who share a love for jazz.

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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Mailing Address:
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 4021
Moscow, ID 83844-4021

Phone: 208-885-5900

Fax: 208-885-7254


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