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Pacific Jazz Festival

Admission: $15 (individual); $50-$250 (group)

Location: Pacific Conservatory of Music

Faye Spanos Concert Hall
Stockton, CA 95211

Time: 7:00 PM

Contact: Conservatory of Music
Phone: 209.946.3222

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Pacific Jazz Festival

The Conservatory of Music at University of the Pacific presents Pacific Jazz Festival.

Pacific Jazz Festival is an annual 2-day event, October 23-24. Jazz students, musicians and jazz music fans are invited for master classes and livestream performances with the conservatory faculty and our renowned guest-artists. Individual ($15) or group tickets ($50-$250) are available for purchase.

October 23, 7 pm

Patrick Langham Quintet

Saxophonist and Jazz educator Patrick Langham has been cited by Hrayr Attarian of All About Jazz as being “adept at playing blues, waltz, funk and fast paced bop with equal facility.” Currently serving as Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies at University of the Pacific, Langham is recognized for his versatility, sound, and storytelling lyricism.

October 24, 10:30 am

Master Class with Lewis Nash

Lewis Nash is an American jazz drummer who, according to Modern Drummer magazine, has one of the longest discographies in jazz and has played on over 400 records, earning him the honor of Jazz's Most Valuable Player by the magazine in its May 2009 issue.

October 24, 2 pm

Master Class with Michael Dease

Michael Dease is one of the world's eminent trombonists, lending his versatile sound and signature improvisations to over 200 recordings and groups as diverse as Grammy winning artists David Sanborn, Christian McBride, Michel Camilo, and Alicia Keys.

October 24, 7 pm

Jamie Dubberly's Dharma Latin Jazz Sextet

The sextet was formed in 2008, released their first award winning CD "Road Warrior" in 2011. Several members of the band, including Dubberly, are a part of Grammy-winning Pacific Mambo Orchestra, and are active in the Bay Area's broad and diverse Latin music scene.

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$15 Individual event tickets (concerts or masterclasses)

$50 Individual festival pass to all festival events

$250 Jazz Band Director Package includes (Streaming access to all festival events for up to 25 people, plus a personalized 50 min Zoom clinic for your group/ensemble with Pacific Jazz Studies Director Patrick Langham or another one of Pacific's esteemed jazz faculty; To be scheduled by the end of the 2020-21 school year).


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