Brubeck Festival

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Country and Region United StatesCalifornia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Stockton, California USA
Festival Contact Information

Brubeck Festival
The Brubeck Institute
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211 USA
Phone: (01) 209-946-3970
Fax: (01) 209-946-2770

Festival Description

The Brubeck Festival is an annual event that celebrates the musical, intellectual, and philosophical ideas of Dave Brubeck, as well as his influence on the world of music and ideas. The Festival features musical performances of jazz, contemporary concert music, lectures, and symposia. In its first several years, the Festival has featured many stellar performers including the Dave Brubeck Quartet, Christian McBride Trio, Capital Jazz Project, Turtle Island String Quartet, David Grisman Quintet, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, SFJazz Collective, Talujon Percussion Quartet, Quartet San Francisco, Stockton Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Mozart Ensemble, Ballet NY, and many of the ensembles of Pacific’s Conservatory of Music.

Individual performing artists include Dave Brubeck, Christian McBride, Bobby Militello, Michael Moore, Randy Jones, Bill Smith, Dan Brubeck, Chris Brubeck, Joe Gilman, Alberto Mizrahi, Kevin Deas, Jean Piche, Joshua Redman, Bobby Hutcherson, Nicholas Payton, Renee Rosnes, Miguel Zenon, Eric Harland, Matt Penman, Isaac Smith, and many others. Symposia, lecture and discussion topics have included music management and business, sociology and music, improvisation, civil rights, and creativity.

Festival Dates March 27 - 29, 2014
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2014:
  • Friday, March 27
    • Eddie Palmieri
      Performs at San Joanquin Delta College
  • Saturday, March 28
    • Al Jarreau
      Performs at Bob Hope Theatre
  • Sunday, March 29
    • Terri Lyne Carrington
      Performs at Faye Spanos Concert Hall


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