TCU JAZZ FESTIVAL ~ March 18 - 19, 2016

Paquito D'Rivera

featuring jazz great ~ Joey DeFrancesco


TCU School of Music

The TCU School of Music and Department of Jazz Studies is proud to announce the 39th Annual TCU Jazz Festival, which will take place on March 18-19, 2016 on the TCU campus, featuring jazz great, Joey DeFrancesco, renowned B3 Organist, singer, and trumpet player.

This year, 30 outstanding high school and middle school instrumental jazz ensembles and 15 vocal jazz ensembles will perform for a distinguished panel of adjudicators and then have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with a member of the TCU Jazz faculty in a clinic setting. The Friday evening concert will feature the TCU Jazz Faculty with our very special guest artist, Joey DeFrancesco. Mr. DeFrancesco will also perform on Saturday evening with the TCU Instrumental & Vocal Jazz Ensembles and present a performance clinic at noon during the festival. For more information about Mr. DeFrancesco, visit his website.

Jazz Ensemble Festival Registration

Online Vocal Jazz Ensemble Registration is Open.
Instrumental Ensemble Registration is Closed

Festival Concerts

Friday - March 18 - 7:30pm - Concert


Featuring Joey DeFrancesco and the TCU Faculty Combo
with the TCU Vocal Ensemble - "Purple, White, and Blues"

Ed Landreth Auditorium

Admission: $10.00 per person
*($5.00 for participating band students – advanced purchase through TCU Band encouraged by festival participants)
Participating directors admitted Free.

General Admission Tickets may be purchased in advance online with remaining tickets available at the door.

PLUS

Saturday, March 19 - 7:30 PM - Awards Concert and TCU Jazz Ensemble


With the TCU Jazz Ensembles and guest artist, Joey DeFrancesco
Ed Landreth Auditorium

Admission: $10.00 per person
*(Free to all participating band members and directors with advanced reservations).

General Admission Tickets may be purchased in advance online with remaining tickets available at the door.


High School/Middle School - Jazz Ensemble Festival Events

Saturday – March 19, 2016

Festival Performance Competition ~ 9:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thirty High School & Middle School Instrumental Jazz Ensembles
Now including Fifteen High School & Middle School Vocal Jazz Ensembles, Pop Choirs, and Show Choirs

in Ed Landreth Auditorium, PepsiCo Recital Hall, and University Christian Church

Master Class with Joey DeFrancesco - 12:00 Noon


Awards Concert - 7:30 PM

featuring Joey DeFrancesco
with the TCU Jazz Instrumental Ensembles

Ed Landreth Auditorium

Admission: $10.00 per person (Free to all participating band members and directors)

General Admission Tickets may be purchased in advance online with remaining tickets available at the door.