A two-day festival featuring headliner Wynton Marsalis, an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture. Also featured will be the five-time GRAMMY award-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra and Anat Cohen, a clarinetist-saxophonist who has an international following. In addition to the concerts, the festival will offer a jazz improvisation clinic with Marsalis and a performance by the Yale Jazz Ensemble.
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All events are free and open to the community. Ticketed events are followed by an asterisk.
Please note: The Wynton Marsalis concert that will take place on Saturday, March 11, 8:30pm as part of the upcoming program, Jazz: A Celebration of America’s Sound is sold out. If you were unable to get a ticket, we encourage you to participate in the variety of other celebration events listed below.