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Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival 2017: Ernie Watts
University of Minnesota-Duluth hosts a Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival Concert featuring saxophonist Ernie Watts.
Two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts has been featured on over 500 recordings by artists ranging from Cannonball Adderley to Frank Zappa. In 2014, Watts received the prestigious Frankfurt Music Prize given by the city of Frankfurt, Germany, which has been presented to both classical and non-classical musicians. Of the 32 current winners, only six have been jazz musicians.
Tickets are $16 for adults, $11 for senior citizens, $9 for UMD staff, $8 for non-UMD students and $6 for UMD students.