UTAH'S FAVORITE WEEKEND OF JAZZ
One of the West's premier jazz festivals, the Peaks Jazz Festival, is back with some of the biggest names in the genre. This year's event features five-time Grammy winning trumpeter, Randy Brecker; Grammy-winning saxophone master, Ernie Watts; Latin-percussion guru, Ruben Alvarez; piano sensation, Per Danielsson; drumming legend, Adam Nussbaum, and the DownBeat Award-winning sounds of Caleb Chapman's Crescent Super Band.
Once again, all festival events will be held at Westlake Auditorium located at 99 N Thunder Boulevard in Saratoga Springs.
Tickets are required for both evening performances during the festival. General Admission Tickets are $10 each and VIP Tickets (which include reserved seating, a signed concert poster, and backstage access) are $30 each. Tickets are available by phone at 801-763-0200 and in person at Caleb Chapman Music (555 E Main St in American Fork). These concerts do sell out so get your tickets early!
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 7:00PM: EVANS JAZZ CELEBRATION CONCERT
Featuring Ernie Watts, Adam Nussbaum, Ruben Alvarez, and Caleb Chapman's Crescent Super Band
with special guests Victor Lopez, Willie Applewhite, La Onda Caribena, Crescent Octet, the Soul Research Foundation, and the Hooligans Brass Band
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 7:00PM: YAMAHA JAZZ ICONS CONCERT
Featuring Randy Brecker, Per Danielsson, Ruben Alvarez, and Caleb Chapman's Crescent Super Band
with special guests Bob Sinicrope, the Voodoo Orchestra, Groove Trader, the Little Big Band, and Duly Noted
Throughout the weekend, our celebrity clinicians and other experts will be presenting FREE educational clinics on a wide range of topics for jazz students of all ages.
FRIDAY CLINIC SCHEDULE
9:30am-10:30am Bob Sinicrope - Starting a Combo Program in Your School
11:00am-12:15pm Adam Nussbaum - The Musical Drummer
12:30pm-1:45pm Ernie Watts - A Melodic Approach to Improviastion
2:00pm-3:15pm Ruben Alvarez - Don't Be Afraid to Hit the Drum: An Introduction to Hand Drummming
SATURDAY CLINIC SCHEDULE
9:30am-10:45am Student Jam Session hosted by Per Danielsson
11:00am-12:15pm Ruben Alvarez - The Rhythmisc Roots of Latin Jazz
12:30pm-1:45pm Per Danielsson - Finding Confidence to Improvise
2:00pm-3:15pm Corey Christiansen - Give and Take: Communicating on the Bandstand
3:30pm-5:00pm Randy Brecker - Meet the Artist
These clinics are made possible by our many fantastic festival sponsors. Be sure to check out their great products!