Jazz Spectacular

2017 Jazz Spectacular

Three swinging days of jazz performances, swing dancing, and competitions takes place on the MSU campus in April when Jazz Studies hosts high school jazz band competitions with special guests, the MSU Professors of Jazz, and well known jazz clinicians.

The entire Jazz Spectacular is generously sponsored by Leonard and Sharon Tabaka.


Swing Dance with Jazz Orchestras
4/19 Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
Demonstration Hall 

Jazz Octets
4/20 Thursday
7:30 p.m. Cook Recital Hall, Music Building 

Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Regional Festival
4/22 Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium 

Jazz Spectacular Finale Concert
4/22 Saturday, 
8:00 p.m.
Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

With MSU Professors of Jazz, Jazz Orchestra I and the Outstanding High School Band of the Day. Reserved seating.