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Gene Harris Jazz Festival


Gene Harris Jazz Fest

2019 Gene Harris Jazz Festival

Wednesday, April 3 – Friday, April 5
Boise State University

  • Headline Concert: April 4
  • Club Night: April 5
  • All-Day Jam Sessions
  • A limited number of one-on-one rhythm section lessons for sign-up
  • School registration begins January 1
    • Limited slots, registration will close when filled
    • No vocal jazz this year (will run by a different entity at a different time)



A Community Celebration

Outdoor Jazz Ensemble Concert, WSThe Gene Harris Jazz Festival is a piece of Boise’s proud culture, bringing a love of music to the university, downtown and throughout the Treasure Valley. This year, music venues include the Morrison Center, Egyptian Theater, JUMP and Berryhill & Co. It’s a chance to enjoy Boise’s nightlife while listening to some of the most talented jazz musicians around. The festival has brought artists such as Dave Brubeck, Ramsey Lewis, Arturo Sandoval, Poncho Sanchez, Kevin Eubanks and many more. The ongoing goal of the Gene Harris Jazz Festival is to better serve the jazz community and all of the elements that are a part of it, including; great public jazz concerts, a wide range of educational experiences for students of jazz and furthering the growth of the Gene Harris Endowment.