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James "Doc" Carlson is retiring this year. Carlson started Jazz Fest in 1979 at the University of Minnesota, Morris, and has directed jazz musicians at the university since 1978. The 31st annual Jazz Fest, April 2-4 on the UMM campus, features Robin Eubanks, Adam Rogers and Kenni Holmen. Photo courtesy UMM.

Jazz Fest concerts broadcast online

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The 2009 Jazz Fest, which will serve as a retirement celebration for Jim "Doc" Carlson, professor of music, and Kay Carlson, music teaching specialist, will be broadcast online on Friday and Saturday, April 3-4.


On April 4, a pre-concert reception will be held for the Carlsons at 5 p.m. in Turtle Mountain Cafe. The Friday and Saturday evening performances will be streamed live for those unable to attend the event.

The event will be broadcast online at:

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