Jazz Spectacular

2018 Jazz Spectacular

Three swinging days of jazz performances, swing dancing, and competitions takes 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.

Swing Dance with Jazz Orchestras
4/18 Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Demonstration Hall 


Jazz Octets 
4/19 Thursday 7:30 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 


Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Regional Competition 
4/21 Saturday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, 
MSU Auditorium Free 


Jazz Spectacular Finale Concert 
4/21 Saturday 8:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

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

Concert and Ron Carter residency generously sponsored by Ken and Sandy Beall; TraveLuxe Wired; Leonard and Sharon Tabaka; Jeff D. Williams