Jazz Studies - Annual CSUEB Jazz Festival

30th Annual CSU East Bay Jazz Festival

2015 Festival Information

Special Guest Artist Jazz Trombonist Wycliffe Gordon 2014 Guest Artist
Jazz Trombonist
Wycliffe Gordon

Our 30th Annual CSU East Bay Jazz Festival is scheduled for April 17 & 18, 2015.  Check back soon for more information.

The festival encourages and engages participants through interactive learning and playing. Each participating band has a 1/2 hour warmup time followed by a 45-minute time slot at their performance site. That 45 minutes can be used any way the director wants, and is most helpfully worked out where the participating band plays for 20-25 minutes their planned set (usually 3 tunes). During that time, the adjudicators will be sitting in the audience area speaking their comments into a recorder. When the band's set is done, the remaining time is used for the interactive clinic with the adjudicators who will be demonstrating the concepts they wish to convey with the bands. See the Jazz Festival Details page for the Friday and Saturday schedule and a list of provided equipment and other details.


April 17 & 18, 2015


CSU East Bay Music Department

Contact Information

For any questions please contact mrc@csueastbay.edu or call 510-885-3167

Other Information

Friday night concert will feature our guest artist (TBA) and the CSU East Bay Jazz Orchestra. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

Ticketing Information

Open to the public

  • General Public Admission: $10 | Purchase tickets on-line.
  • Special participating Band Member/Director Ticket Price: $5 (check back soon for more information)
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