The 19th annual Penn State Jazz Festival will include workshops and masterclasses with outstanding guest artists, appearances by high school jazz bands, and two gala concerts featuring the guest artists and Centre Dimensions Jazz Ensemble.
Guest artists include the multi-award winning vocal quartet the New York Voices, world-renowned jazz pianist Xavier Davis, and trombonist Jay Ashby. They will join to present an all-star jazz combo concert on Friday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the State Theatre in downtown State College, and will return to the stage to perform with Centre Dimensions on Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday evening concerts are $8.50 general admission/$3.50 for students. Tickets may be purchased in advance through the State Theatre. These concerts will available on livestream at Penn State School of Music.
The Penn State Jazz Festival is sponsored by the University Park Allocation Committee (UPAC) and Penn State Jazz Educators Club.
Download a copy of the festival program here.