Featuring Ingrid Jensen and the University of Northern Colorado Jazz Lab 1 Big Band
Hear big bands, combos, vocal jazz ensembles, and soloist from around the world. These short concerts will be presented throughout the day, showcasing the many different facets of jazz! Free, no festival pass required.
Hour-long workshops and master classes are presented by headlining concert artists and clinicians on topics relating to jazz, including improvisation, solo jazz singing, arranging, jazz pedagogy, music business, rehearsal techniques, and instrumental techniques. During these workshops, students, community members, and educators have the opportunity to interact with nationally renowned clinicians through music making and the sharing of historical and technical information about the great art form of jazz.
Following the evening performances, join fellow jazz enthusiasts and our mainstage artists in a discussion reflecting on the performance. Share your own insights, questions, and opinions in this virtual open-mic experience. Post show talkbacks will be held immediately after the performance in a private Zoom sessions.