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2017 Carol Moore Memorial Jazz Festival

2017 Guest Artist

The Jeff Hamilton Trio

This year we are excited to welcome Jeff Hamilton and the Jeff Hamilton Trio as our guest artists. Originality is what versatile drummer Jeff Hamilton brings to the groups he performs with and is one of the reasons why he is constantly in demand, whether he is recording or performing with his trio, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, the Clayton Brothers or co‐leading the Clayton‐Hamilton Jazz Orchestra. In addition to his many recordings with Ray Brown, Jeff has been on nearly 200 recordings with artists such as Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Milt Jackson, Rosemary Clooney, Barbara Streisand, Mel Torme, John Pizzarelli, Benny Carter, Lalo Schifrin, George Shearing, Dr. John, Clark Terry, Gene Harris, Toshiko Akioshi, Scott Hamilton, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Keely Smith, Bill Holman, Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel and Mark Murphy. Jeff is currently touring with his own Trio, the Clayton‐Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and Diana Krall.


The foundation for the community college’s annual jazz festival was based on the hard work and commitment of the late music instructor, Carol Moore. The jazz festival was renamed in her memory after she passed away in 2008.

For more information or ticketing info contact Michael Goldsmith: 573.518.2256

2017 Forms

Previous MAC Jazz Festival guest artists include:


2016 - Doc Severinsen, Trumpet 2010 - Denis Diblasio, Sax

2015 - New York Voices, Vocal

2009 - Joey DeFrancesco, Organ
2014 - Roger Ingram, Trumpet 2008 - Wayne Bergeron, Trumpet
2013 - Phil Woods, Sax 2007 - Steve Wiest, Trombone

2012 - Delfeayo Marsalis, Trombone

2006 - Jim Manley, Trumpet

2011 - Jim Widner, Bass

  Kim Park, Flute & Alto Sax

  Mike Shannon, Tenor Sax

  Brett Stamps, Trombone

2005 - Larry Coryell, Guitar

  Reggie Thomas, Organ