JSU Jazz Festival

JSU Annual Jazz Festival

The 12th Annual Jazz Festival will be held on April 20th and 21st, 2023.

This festival will feature the JSU Alumni Jazz Ensemble on April 20th, and the Mace Hibbard Trio on April 21st. 

The JSU Jazz Festival is the only regional jazz festival in the state of Alabama that's primary focused on education. Clinics will be provided throughout the day, in addition to performances by the JSU jazz faculty and jazz ensembles.

Mace Hibbard TrioParticipating groups receive a 30-minute clinic immediately following their performance by the festival adjudicators.

There is a $125 participation fee, payable to JSU Jazz Studies, which covers clinicians, awards, a video of your performance (Yes, we can do that now), and a participation plaque.

Contact Dr. Andy Nevala at anevala@jsu.edu for more information.