Jazzed up

About 10,000 student musicians from across the West head to the University of Nevada, Reno this week for the Reno Jazz Festival. The annual event includes competitions, workshops and clinics and concerts featuring headlining acts. Pianist Fred Hersch performs with UNR’s faculty ensemble, The Collective, at 7:30 p.m. April 21 at Nightingale Concert Hall in the Church Fine Arts Building. Saxophonist Kenny Garrett (pictured) and his quartet perform at 7:30 p.m. April 22 at Lawlor Events Center. The festival ends with a student showcase and awards ceremony, 6:30 p.m. April 23 at Lawlor. Tickets range from $6 to $50. Call 784-4046. Kelley Lang