Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival
April 11-13, 2024

"Jazz as Art allows us to discover our own voice and explore each other’s humanity.”

The Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival is designed to support the development of participating schools’ music programs. Our goal is twofold, to inspire students and band directors through the experience of receiving professional feedback from clinicians and adjudicators and to provide an opportunity to experience performances from world class jazz musicians.

Throughout the past 20-year history of UMSL hosting the Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, more than 600 high schools and middle schools have participated, reaching over 12,600 students. 

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Event schedule

Wednesday, April 10: Jam Session, Dark Room at the Grandel, 8:00pm

Thursday, April 11: Guest artist TBA

Friday, April 12: Guest artist TBA

Saturday, April 13: Guest artist TBA



Gary W. Brandes
Festival Coordinator
Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival

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