Horvitz and Holcomb have collaborated, too, recording on each others albums and deeply influencing each others music. Still, their backgrounds and training are very different, resulting in divergent techniques and sounds -- which you can hear firsthand at Metro States Eighth Annual Jazz Celebration.
Tonight at 6:30 p.m., Holcomb will perform her own compositions, backed by the Metro State Jazz Voices and a rhythm section from the school (theres a possibility that Horvitz might join her on a few tunes). Tomorrow, Horvitz will lead a composition master class from 1 to 2 p.m., then perform at 6:30 p.m. with the Metro State Big Band under the direction of local trumpeter Ron Miles. All events are in the King Center Concert Hall on the Auraria campus; tickets range from $5 to $10. For more information, call the King Center box office at 303-556-2296.
Thu., April 16, 6:30 p.m.; Fri., April 17, 6:30 p.m., 2009