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Thank you to all that participated in the 7th Annual
Highland/ASU Jazz Festival.

April 7-9, 2016

2016 Festival Results Here

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


2015 Festival Results Here

Featured Artists for 2016
Wayne Bergeron

Concert Friday April 8 - 7:30PM
Andy Martin

Concert Saturday April 9 - 7:30PM

Concert Venue:

Highland High School
4301 East Guadaupe Road
Gilbert, AZ  85234

Thank You!
Highland/ASU Jazz Festival Sponsors!

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.

Click to download the Highland/ASU Jazz Festival Sponsor/Donation Form (PDF)