This year’s featured guest artists are:
Wayne Bergeron and Andy Martin.
These musicians will also be joined by some of our clinicians in an all-star combo performance and the
Arizona State University Concert Jazz Band led by Michael Kocour. In addition, the High School Jazz
Band that receives the Judges’ Most Outstanding Award from Thursday through Saturday’s clinic
performances, will open Saturday’s concert!
Our clinicians include:
Milas Yoes - Trombone - Coordinate of Instrumental Music, Jazz Studies, and Humanities at Phoenix College
Matt Olson – Saxophone – Director of Jazz Studies at Furman University
Aric Schneller – Trombone – Director of Jazz Studies at Sam Houston State University
Jamey Simmons – Trumpet – Director of Jazz Studies at Middle Tennessee State University
Tom Wakeling – Bass – Retired Chair of Music, Clackamas Community College
Donations go directly to the funding of Jazz Festival: The payment of our judges and clinicians, facility rental fees, advertising, Guest Artist Fees, and working capital for next year, so we can make it better every year.