Yellowjackets Return to UK

Contact: Ralph Derickson

Photo of the Yellowjackets
The Yellowjackets


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2004) -- America’s premier jazz quartet – Yellowjackets – will be in concert in the University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Sept. 29. The group last appeared at UK in September 1987 as part of the UK Spotlight Jazz Series.

Yellowjackets has 21 albums and many solo albums by its individual members, including saxophonist Bob Mintzer, bassist Jimmy Haslip, keyboardist Russell Ferrante, and drummer Marcus Baylor.

In addition to the evening concert, members of the group will work with UK School of Music students in clinics during the day.

Tickets are $15-$20 for general admission and $10-$15 for students, depending on seat selection. The tickets go on sale Wednesday, Sept. 1, at the Singletary Center box office. Call the ticket office at (859) 257-4929 or buy tickets online at

The concert is co-sponsored by the Jazz Studies program in the UK School of Music of the College of Fine Arts and radio station WUKY-FM (91.3).

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