Easily one of the most respected saxophonists in the world today, Kenny Garrett plays with a spiritual bent that has been known to possess audiences and leave admirers panting for more. From his first gig with the Duke Ellington Orchestra through his time spent with Miles Davis, Garrett has always brought a vigorous yet melodic, and truly distinctive sound to each musical situation. The concert is presented in conjunction with the 16th Annual High School Jazz Fest. Sponsors: Baystate Health, Health New England, United Wealth Management, NEPR 88.5FM, UMass Hotel and Conference Center. Regular ticket prices $30, $15. FC, GCC, STCC and 17 & under, $10. Purchase tickets by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at fineartscenter.com.