The Teagarden Jazz Festival

February 10th-11th, 2023

A New Weekend of Jazz in Sacramento

Featured Guest Artist Dan Barrett

The joy of New Orleans-style jazz is at the heart of this scholastic combo festival, which is dedicated to fostering a better appreciation of this classic American art form.

Each year, scores of young musicians gather at the annual Teagarden Jazz Festival (formerly named Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival) for experiences that take their musical skills to the next level.

Who Can Perform in the Festival?

The Teagarden Jazz Festival is open to all small ensembles of 4-9 musicians performing at a time.  Small ensembles will be accepted regardless of experience in the following categories:

  • Elementary/ Middle School
  • High School
  • High School (Jazz Club/ Private Instructor-sponsored)
  • College

Look on Teagarden Jazz Festival’s Facebook Group

Festival Videos, Workshop Sessions, and More

Also, look for action shots taken by our team of professional volunteer photographers from the 2020 Festival. You might recognize some friends!