Festival Details

Saturday Feb. 10, 2018
Sacramento State University CAPISTRANO HALL
Sponsored by the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Foundation (STJSF)
and the Jazz Studies Program at Sacramento State University in cooperation with Traditional Jazz Educators Network (TJEN)

REGISTRATION:

The $150 registration fee for the TJYBF includes:

  • All-events festival access for directors and individual band members.
  • Complimentary Pizza lunch for band directors.
  • Adjudicated performances. (Piano, bass/guitar amps and drums/cymbals provided.)
  • Feedback clinic based on performance. (Piano, amps and drums provided.)
  • Complimentary admission and pizza lunch for band directors and students to the noontime Jazz ‘n’ Pizza mentored jam.
  • Friday evening, clinician-led jam session.
  • Scholarship/ Award Presentations and Command Performances.
  • Evening Showcase featuring 2018 Guest Artist Russ Phillips on trombone, and the all-star Clinicians Band.
  • Complimentary admission for each band director, band student, and one parent to the next-day STJS “Jazz Sunday” at the Riverside Elks Lodge, with the all-star Clinicians Band: Bob Draga (cl), Joe Midiri (cl/sax) , Paul Midiri (vbs/tbn), Bill Dendle (bn/gtr), Jason Wanner (p), Katie Cavera (b), Ron Jones (dr).
  • Group band photos available for purchase.
  • Instrument Check.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • All band members younger than 22
    (or enrolled in a minimum of 6 college credits).
  • The band performs in one or more of the styles described in the “Style Guide” (on the Traditional Jazz Educators Network Web site).
  • <9 musicians perform at a time (in order to weave meaningful, improvised, ensemble counterpoint).

NON-COMPETITIVE FESTIVAL:

The four divisions include: middle school, high school, college, and jazz club/private bands. Over $4,500 in festival merit awards and scholarships awarded.

BAND REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Dec. 15, 2017

FESTIVAL and CONCERT TICKETS:

$10 in advance / $12 at the door for all events and evening concert.

E-MAIL and WEBSITE:

For applications and additional festival information, contact youthbandfest@sacjazzfoundation.org or follow the link from the youth festival Web site: www.sacjazzfoundtion.org/tjbyf
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