Welcome to Jazz Fest 2015

Welcome to Jazz Fest 2015, the regions premier jazz event. Jazz Fest, formerly Jazz Week, runs February 27 and 28, celebrating 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 Alan Broadbent, pianist and two-time Grammy award winner. Alan will perform with UofL jazz faculty and direct his compositions and arrangements with our Jazz Ensemble I. Trumpeter Derrick Gardner and trombonist Vincent Gardner will perform with the UofL Faculty Jazz Ensemble and selected graduate students. Please visit the artists bios for additional information.

Joining our artist lineup will be visiting jazz bands from throughout the region and our own UofL jazz ensembles. A weekend of exciting jazz, not to be missed, hope to see you there.

Concert schedule:

Friday, February 27 Alan Broadbent

Saturday, February 28 Derrick Gardner, Vincent Gardner

Jazz Fest News:

UofL Jazz Fest continues to pull in top-notch talent