2014 Jazz Fest


Welcome to Jazz Fest 2014, the regions premier jazz event. Jazz Fest, formerly Jazz Week, runs February 27 thru March 1 and celebrates America’s music with concerts by jazz masters and UofL jazz ensembles, educational workshops and master classes, and adjudication of area school jazz ensembles.

Appearing this year will be the Christian McBride Trio. Bassist and three-time Grammy award winner, Christian will showcase his working group and perform/direct his compositions and arrangements with our Jazz Ensemble I. Trumpeter Sean Jones will also perform with our Jazz Ensemble and the UofL Faculty Jazz Ensemble. Brazilian guitarist Bruno Mangueira will feature his compositions for guitar, jazz ensembles and orchestra. Joining our artist lineup will be visiting jazz bands from throughout the region and our own UofL jazz ensembles. A stellar three days of jazz, not to be missed.

Concert schedule:

Thursday February 27 Bruno Mangueira
Friday February 28 Christian McBride Trio
Saturday March 1 Sean Jones

Jazz Fest Program (PDF)

Jazz Fest Performance schedule (PDF)

All concerts in Margaret Comstock Concert Hall at 8PM