Jazz Spectacular

2020 Jazz Spectacular

Three swinging days of jazz performances and competitions take place on the MSU campus in April when Jazz Studies hosts high school jazz band competitions with special guests, the MSU Professors of Jazz, and well-known jazz clinicians.


Jazz Octets 
4/16 Thursday 7:30 p.m.
Murray Hall, Music Building


Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Regional Competition
4/18 Saturday 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, 
MSU Auditorium Free 


Jazz Spectacular Finale Concert 
4/18 Saturday 8:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

With MSU Professors of Jazz, Jazz Orchestra I, the Outstanding High School Band of the Day, and other special guests. Reserved seating. 

Generously sponsored by Leonard and Sharon Tabaka.