JCU Jazz Summit

February 16-17, 2018

The Jazz Collective of Utah has partnered with Snow College to present the JCU Jazz Summit at Snow College in the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts on the Snow College campus. This two-day festival celebrates jazz through adjudicated performances, clinics and special lunch time performances by our amazing guest artists. High school, junior high school, and middle school jazz ensembles, jazz combos, and vocal jazz groups are invited to perform. All jazz enthusiasts are invited to attend. The Summit is hosted by Carl Allen, New York based drummer & educator and Phil Kuehn, Director of Jazz Studies, Snow College. The cost is $200.00 per school or group.

• High Schools, Junior High Schools and Middle Schools are invited to participate
• Big Bands, Jazz Combos, and Vocal Jazz groups are invited to participate

arrow Register for the JCU Jazz Summit

 

Summit Faculty:

  • Carl Allen, Drums
  • Philip Kuehn, Bass
  • Rodney Jones, Guitar
  • Christie Dashiell, Voice
  • Sullivan Fortner, Piano
  • Eddie Allen, Trumpet

 

JCU Jazz Summit Sample Schedule

This two-day festival celebrates jazz through adjudicated performances, clinics, jam sessions, lunch time performances by Snow College students, and evening concerts by our amazing guest artists.

Friday, February 16, 2018

8:30am – Welcome/Arrival

Performances/Clinics (On Stage in Jorgensen Concert Hall) – 15 min. performance, followed by 30 min. clinic with Faculty

9:00 – 12:10 Performances by Bands, and Clinics with Guest Artists following each performance

**12:15 – 1:15 Lunch and Performance by Snow College Combo

1:30 – 5:00 Faculty Workshops – examples include How to Practice, Harmony for Improvisation, Vocal masterclass, Drum/Bass workshop, Guitar/Piano workshop, Listening, Professional Tips, etc.

5:30 – 6:45 Faculty Concert – On Stage

7:30 – ? (Optional) Jam Session with Snow Students    

Saturday, February 17, 2018

8:30am – Welcome/Arrival

Performances/Clinics (On Stage in Jorgensen Concert Hall) – 15 min. performance, followed by 30 min. clinic with Faculty

9:00 – 12:10 Performances by Bands, and Clinics with Guest Artists following each performance

**12:15 – 1:15 Lunch and Performance by Snow College Combo

1:30 – 5:00 Faculty Workshops – examples include How to Practice, Harmony for Improvisation, Vocal masterclass, Drum/Bass workshop, Guitar/Piano workshop, Listening, Professional Tips, etc.

5:30 – 6:45 Faculty Concert – On Stage

7:30 – ? (Optional) Jam Session with Snow Students