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Escape from Your Busy Schedule with the Annual Fortier-Gerbrecht Jazz Invitational

Outstanding Jazz Ensembles and Jazz Combos from eight area high schools and middle schools will participate in this year's 53rd Annual Fortier-Gerbrecht Jazz Invitational Concert sponsored by Baton Rouge Magnet High School Instrumental Music Department and Baton Rouge Jazz Ensemble. We encourage you to set some time aside to see why this concert has been around for 53 years!

Opening the Concert will be the St. George Jazz Ensemble under the direction of John Gerbrecht himself. The line-up also includes returning ensembles that are known for delivering stellar Invitational performances every year: BRMHS Jazz Ensemble, EBR Talented Combo, McKinley High Combo, Catholic High Jazz Ensemble, St. Michael High Jazz Ensemble, Dunham High Jazz Ensemble, Central High Jazz Ensemble.

Over the years, the Jazz Invitational Concert has proven to be a great showcase of talented young jazz musicians. The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. and admission is $8. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend performances. Don’t miss out on this exciting evening with friends and family on Tuesday, March 12!

If you feel like escaping The Palms at Juban Lakes Apartments in Denham Springs, Louisiana for the day, this event is a perfect opportunity to do just that! Trust us when we say that there’s no harm in getting out and exploring the greater community.

Event Time/Date:
Tuesday, March 12, 2019—7:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Manship Theatre
100 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801

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