jazz fest25th Annual UWSP Jazz Festival

Featuring The Bad Plus!

Friday, February 5, 2016

  • Jazz Festival Registration Form will be active in September 2015.
  • Open to all High School and Middle School/Jr. High Jazz Ensembles and Jazz Combos 

Non-Competitive. 45 minute sessions with two clinicians providing written, verbal and video-taped feedback. 

    Master classes given by UWSP faculty
    Outstanding Musicianship Awards Presented  
    Fee: $150 per group - Jazz Ensembles or Jazz Combos


Special rate for tickets allows registered participant to attend either the Noon or 7:30 p.m. performance of The Bad Plus.

General admission price $18 for adults, $15 for seniors/students.

General public call 800-838-3378 or 715-346-4100 to reserve tickets for the evening performance. Or click here to purchase your tickets online.

 A question and answer session with The Bad Plus will be at 2 p.m. following the noon concert. 

 Master Classes

9 a.m. Bass Master class with Dave Story - NFAC 337
9 a.m.​ Guitar Master class with Tom McComb - NFAC 290
9 a.m. Trombone Master class with Patrick Lawrence - NFAC 270
10 a.m.​ Trumpet Master class with Brent Turney - NFAC 290
10 a.m.​ Drumset Master class with Ryan Korb - NFAC 241
10 a.m. ​Saxophone Master class with David Hastings - NFAC 337
3 p.m. ​Rhythm Section Clinic (UWSP Jazz Faculty) - Michelsen Hall
3 p.m. ​Improvisation Clinic (UWSP Jazz Faculty) - NFAC 290
4 p.m. ​Jam Session! Open to all - Basement Brewhaus, Dreyfus University Center





Highway 66 from the West:

  • Follow Highway 66 east (Clark Street) through four traffic lights
  • Proceed one more block from the Division Street intersection (Business Hwy 51) to Phillips St.
  • Turn left on Phillips Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P

Interstate 39 from the East/North/South:

  • Take the Business Hwy 51 Exit from I-39 (Exit #161)
  • Follow Business Hwy 51(Division St.) through 3 traffic lights
  • Turn left on Portage Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P

Highway 66 from the East:

  • Follow Highway 66 west (Main Street) through seven traffic lights
  • Proceed four more blocks from the Michigan Avenue intersection to Phillips Street
  • Turn right on Phillips Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P