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45th DeMiero Jazz Fest streaming March 4-6

 

Last updated 3/8/2021 at 8:22am

Sara Gazarek

Sara Gazarek performs at the DeMiero Jazz Festival.

The DeMiero Jazz Fest is bigger than ever with a world-class lineup, as well as a student mass-choir consisting of hundreds of students from across the country.

The virtual festival, which focuses on vocal jazz ensembles, kicked off in October with weekly online masterclasses and will culminate with clinics between renowned jazz educators and choirs, along with three nights of concerts.

The online concerts are open to the public and begin at 7 p.m. March 4-6.

Artist lineup includes New York Voices, Kurt Elling, Gretchen Parlato, Rene Marie, Camila Meza, Jane Monheit, Sara Gazarek, säje, Leonard Patton, Michael Mayo, Accent, Sachal Vasandani, Christie Dashiell, Vuyo Sotashe, Aimee Nolte, Greta Matassa, Soundsation, and the DeMiero Jazz Festival Student Mass Choir.

The mission of the DeMiero Jazz Fest is to create world-class jazz experiences through education, workshops, and performances. The Festival was founded by Frank DeMiero while he was director of Soundsation at Edmonds Community College and has been held in the Edmonds/Lynnwood area annually since 1977.

The DeMiero Jazz Fest is a nonprofit organization and relies on community support, sponsorship,s and donations for funding.

For tickets: http://www.demierojazzfest.org/events/.

 

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