Jazz pianist and singer Aimee Nolte is the featured artist at the 2018 NMU Jazz Festival. Over the course of only a couple of days, the featured artist works with the NMU Jazz Lab band on original tunes and jazz standards in preparation for the festival's closing concert Friday night. Nolte and Dr Mark Flaherty, the director of NMU's Jazz Studies, stopped by Public Radio 90 to talk about the festival, working with the students of the jazz lab band, and her love of jazz.
Nolte is also conducting clinics at 11am and 4pm in Jamrich 1100.
The NMU Jazz Festival closing concert is Friday,at 7:30pm at the Reynolds Recital Hall on campus.