42nd Annual Jazz Festival

December 12, 2018
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 to Sunday, March 24, 2019
Weigel Auditorium
Jazz

Join us at this five-day festival celebrating America’s musical art form. Featuring Ohio State Jazz Club Night with alumnus John Fedchock, College Night with Ohio State Jazz combos and Jazz Lab Ensemble, the Ohio Jaztet featuring guest pianist Xavier Davis, the Ohio Show Band with guest Richie Castellano and, new this year – Student and Professional Jazz Clinics for high school and college students, as well as music educators. The festival concludes on Sunday evening with a concert by The Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble.

All performances and clinics are FREE and open to the public.



John Fedchock, tromboneWednesday, Mar. 20  •  8 p.m.
Jazz Club Night with guest artist John Fedchock, trombone,
and the Allstar Alumni Sextet: Kim Pensyl, trumpet; Randy Mather, tenor sax;
Robert Mason, piano; Terry Douds, bass; Jim Rupp, drums.
Sponsored by the OSU Jazz Club

 

Thursday, Mar. 21  •  8 p.m.
College Night with Ohio State's Jazz Lab Ensemble and Combos

 

 

Xavier Davis, pianoFriday, Mar. 22  •  8 p.m. 
The Ohio Jaztet with guest pianist Xavier Davis. The Ohio Jaztet features Anthony Stanco, trumpet; Shawn Wallace, saxophone; Kevin Turner, guitar; Andy Woodson, bass; Jim Rupp, drums.

 

Richie Castellano, guitarSaturday, Mar. 23  •  8 p.m.    HEADLINE CONCERT

Ohio Show Band with Richie Castellano

This concert is FREE and open to the public. No ticket required.


Sunday, Mar. 24    125 p.m.    STUDENT AND PROFESSIONAL JAZZ CLINICS
An exciting new day of clinics geared for high school and college students as well as all music educators. FREE! No registration required. For more information visit Jazz Clinics.


Ohio State Jazz Ensemble - Kris Keith, directorSunday, Mar. 24  •  6 p.m.  •  CLOSING CONCERT
The Ohio State University Jazz Ensemble welcomes back alumnus John Fedchock, trombone. Alumni Randy Mather, tenor sax; Terry Douds, bass and Jim Rupp, drums will join Fedchock on all his arrangements. Kristopher Keith, director.

 

 

Stay tuned for more details!

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