The 15th Annual Bradley University Jazz Festival will take place on Tuesday, February 26 at Bradley University’s Michel Student Center. This year’s festival features fifteen high school bands, guest artist Wayne Bergeron and clinicians Tom Marko, John Cooper and Dan Burke.
Fifteen visiting high school bands will perform throughout the day, starting at 8 a.m. These performances are open to the public.
The evening concert will feature the Bradley Groove Project and Jazz Ensemble with Wayne Bergeron at 7:30 p.m. in the Michel Student Center Ballroom. Tickets for the evening concert are $15, and student tickets are $10. For more information, call the Bradley Cultural Events Box Office at 309-677-2650.
Wayne Bergeron is enjoying a career as one of the most sought-after musicians in the world. Studio sessions, film dates, international touring, jazz concerts, guest appearances and clinics keep him busy not only in his hometown of Los Angeles but worldwide.
The Bradley Jazz Ensemble, under the leadership of Dr. Todd Kelly, is the most visible ensemble in the Bradley Jazz program. In past years, they have performed at the Illinois Collegiate Jazz Festival, Elmhurst College Jazz Festival as well as three European tours.
For more information, please call 309.677.2597.