All That Jazz: Annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival Starts April 18

The 43rd annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival April 18-20 will bring together internationally recognized artists, jazz lovers, award-winning clinicians and more than 275 college, high school and middle school jazz students from across the country for main stage concerts, free after-hours sessions, daytime performances and educational workshop sessions.

This year's main-stage performances starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Union Colony Civic Center will include:

  • Thursday, April 18: Grammy award-winning a cappella group Take 6 and the Northern Colorado Voices;
  • Friday, April 19: Celebrated jazz pianist and composer Ahmad Jamal, followed by the Jazz Festival All-Star Big Band
  • Saturday, April 20: Jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut, followed by a Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie featuring UNC Jazz Lab Band I and special guest artists Jon Faddis, Terell Stafford, Greg Gisbert

Tickets for main-stage performances are available through the UCCC box office, 701 10th Ave., by calling 970-356-5000 or at

For more information about the main-stage performers, free daytime performances by school groups and free after-hours performances by UNC jazz faculty and students, visit the festival's website.



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