Fiesta Jazz Festival and World Class Jazz Concert

Friday, April 26, 2019
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CT)
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edith ortega
Department of Music

Enjoy the great sounds of national, regional and local jazz artists at this year’s 57th Fiesta World Class Jazz Concert on Friday, April 26. The evening concert precedes outstanding University and Junior College jazz bands along with area jazz groups beginning at 1 p.m. Our main guest artist takes the stage at 8:30 pm. This concert offers the San Antonio community a unique and admission free family event.

University Jazz Invitational

1 to 6 p.m.

Pecan Grove

Description: These afternoon performances will spotlight an array of outstanding area university and college jazz ensembles.

Fiesta World Jazz Concert

6 to 10 p.m.

Pecan Grove

Descripton: The concert opens wiht vocalist Wednesday Ball, followed by Bill King Quartet and closes with this year's Fiesta Jazz Artist, jazz great, Rufus Reid and his quartet from New York City. The group features Steve Allee, piano; Yosany Terry, saxophone; Duduka Da Fonseca, drumset; and led by Rufus Reid on bass. This night should prove to be inspiration to everyone.

To view a detailed schedule for Fiesta Jazz Festival, visit

This event is sponsored by the Music Department at St. Mary’s University and the San Antonio Fiesta Commission.  

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