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We are sorry for the inconvenience, any purchased tickets WILL be honored for the March 1st concert. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled concert you can be reimbursed.
Saturday, March 1st
7:30 p.m., Kirkham Auditorium
Percussionist Kobie Watkins will headline the Winter Jazz Fest on Saturday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kirkham Auditorium at Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg. Backing up Watkins will be the BYU-Idaho Sound Alliance jazz ensemble.
The original jazz festival concert was scheduled for Feb. 8, but was canceled due to Terri Lyne Carrington being unable to perform because of an illness.
"We hope to have Terri Lyne Carrington perform at BYU-Idaho at a later date when she is feeling better," said Don Sparhawk, coordinator of the Center Stage Performing Arts Series at BYU-Idaho.
A native of Chicago, Watkins began as a small child listening and watching his father, Alious C. Watkins, playing drums in the church. He has progressed into who he is today - a professional drummer/percussionist and music educator.
Watkins has cultivated relationships with his peers in and out of the jazz, Latin and gospel community as a drummer, percussionist and a mentor. Living out his commitment to the music, he holds a long list of great musicians he has played and recorded with including jazz legend Sonny Rollins, Curtis Fuller, Bob Mintzer, John Patitucci, Arturo Sandoval, George Coleman, Ira Sullivan, Sonny Fortune, Roy Haynes, Kurt Elling, Fred Anderson, Bobby Broom, Christian McBride, Roy Hargrove, Orbert Davis, Ken Chaney, Ron Perrillo, Bethany Pickens, Ryan Cohan, Jarrard Harris and James Austin.
Tickets for the BYU-Idaho Center Stage concert are $12 for the general public and $6 for BYU-Idaho students. They are available online at www.byui.edu/tickets, at the Kimball Ticket Office or by calling 496-3170. Tickets to the original Feb. 8 concert will be honored at the March 1 show.