jazz fest24th Annual UWSP Jazz Festival

Featuring the Miguel Zenón Quartet

Friday, January 30, 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 the 7:30 p.m. performance of the Miguel Zenón Quartet. 

The Noon Performance is sold out!   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 Miguel Zenón Quartet 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



Join us in welcoming this year's adjudicators. Joel Adams, Dr. Mike Christiansen, Juan Tony Guzman, Jim Huwe, Mike Irish, and Marlin McKay.


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