Santa Barbara High School Jazz Festival

Santa Barbara High School celebrates its 22nd Annual Jazz Festival with award-winning student performances from Santa Barbara and Los Angeles County High School.

When: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Where: S.B. High School, 700 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara

Cost: $5 - $8

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Instrumental


This year’s festival will host 29 competing High School and Middle School Big Bands and Combos from as far north as San Jose and as far south as Dana Point. There will be special performances by the award winning Santa Barbara HS Jazz Combo and the Los Angeles County HS for the Arts. These two combos are comprised of amazing young musicians, including Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival finalists, Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight semi-finalists, and Grammy Jazz Camp finalists.

SBHS Music Director Charles Ortega, will welcome a distinguished panel of judges, in 3 performance venues, including Central Coast college and university music directors and esteemed USC Thornton School of Music professors Aaron Serfaty and Jason Goldman.

Delicious Southern Smokehouse BBQ and American Comfort food will be available between 11am-3pm (entrees and sides $3.50 - $8). Breakfast items (in a.m.), coffee, drinks, snacks will also be available throughout the day.

For info. contact SBHS Jazz Band Liaison Kathleen Weger at

Phone: 805-264-3567

Event posted April 4, 2013
Last updated April 4, 2013


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