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UTSA will present its fourth annual Holiday Saxophones event, featuring the Regency Jazz Band at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the UTSA Downtown Campus Buena Vista Theater (BVB 1.326). The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center will present the jazz musicians at a 7 p.m. performance later that evening at the Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe St., San Antonio.
Holiday Saxophones is a unique annual event that has become a San Antonio holiday tradition for audience members as well as for the musicians. The performances are sell-out events and touted a favorite of San Antonio’s music aficionados.
Legendary musicians who have played for past Holiday Saxophones events include George Prado (also on bass), Spot Barnette, Richard Garcia, Frank Rodarte, Jan Halsema and Latin Grammy Award Winner Joe Posada on saxophone as well as drummer Kevin Hess and Al Gomez on trumpet. Other artists to be featured include Rene Sandoval, Larry Slezak, John Sheridan, Chuck Glave, John Magaldi, Richard Oppenheim, Aaron Prado and Henry Brun.
Holiday Saxophones is sponsored by UTSA, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, City of San Antonio Office of Cultural Affairs, Kronkosky Charitable Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, The Kresge Foundation, theFund, La Prensa, Univision 41 and the San Antonio Express-News.
Admission to UTSA’s 2 p.m. Holiday Saxophones event is $20 for general admission and $10 for students. Tickets for the UTSA Downtown Campus event can be purchased by calling 210-458-2700 during regular business hours. Attendees may park free in the Cattlemen’s Square lot across from the Buena Vista Building.
The Guadalupe Theater prices are $20 general seating and $35 for premium seating. Ticket prices are $25 and $40 after December 10. Tickets can be purchased at the GCAC office (across from the Guadalupe Theater), Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online at www.guadalupeculturalarts.org. For more information, call 210-271-3151. General admission is $20. Student tickets are $10.