Princeton University Jazz Festival

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Princeton University Jazz Festival

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 12 pm
Alexander Beach
Princeton University

Jazz at Princeton University presents the inaugural Princeton University Jazz Festival on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The world’s newest jazz festival, a day-long, free, outdoor lineup of today’s top jazz stars coming together in exciting formations and alongside Princeton University’s exceptional student jazz ensembles, will take place 12PM-6:30PM on Alexander Beach, outside Richardson Auditorium on the Princeton University campus.

The festival will culminate with headliner Dave Holland, the multi GRAMMY Award-winning bassist and 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, alongside Princeton University Jazz Small Group I in a ticketed concert.


The following events are free and unticketed:

12-1PM: Small Group X with Special Guest Joel Frahm, saxophone
1:20-2:20PM: Small Group A with Tia Fuller, saxophone and Ingrid Jensen, trumpet
2:40-3:40PM: Charenée Wade Quartet with Wade on vocals, Oscar Perez, piano, Paul Beaudry, bass, and Darrell Green, drums
4-5PM:  Pedrito Martinez Group with Martinez on percussion and lead vocals, Isaac Delgado Jr. keyboards/vocals, Sebastian Natal, electric bass/vocals, and Jhair Sala, percussion
5:20-6:30PM: Donny McCaslin Quartet with McCaslin on saxophones, Jason Lindner, keyboards, Jonathan Maron, bass, and Zach Danziger, drums

This event is ticketed:

8PM: Dave Holland, bass and Princeton University Jazz Small Group I

Princeton Univ Jazz Fest Press Release

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