2022 Collegiate Jazz Festival

2022 Collegiate Jazz Festival
Notre Dame’s 64th annual Collegiate Jazz Festival will be held 
Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. ET
To view the event please click here: 
CJF Live Stream
The CJF Schedule
All times are ET (Eastern Time)
12:00 PM • University of Notre Dame Jazz Band 1
12:45 PM • Ashland University Big Band
  1:30 PM • Michigan State University Jazz II
  2:15 PM • Columbia College Chicago Fusion Ensemble
  3:00 PM • Roosevelt University Large Jazz Ensemble
  4:00 PM • CJF Session Ends
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  7:30 PM • Clayton Quintet concert at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
                   This event is not on the live stream.
                    For tickets, see the DPAC link.
The CJF Clinicians

5 professional clinicians will evaluate the participating college jazz ensembles. The clinicians were assembled by John Clayton, who performed at CJF as a student and has been an outstanding clinician at CJF several times in the past. These five world-class musicians are:


Rickey Woodard, tenor saxophone (Wikipedia

Patrick Bartley, alto sax (Patrick's Facebook page)

Justin Kauflin, piano (Justin's home page) (Wikipedia)

John Clayton, string bass (John's home page) (Wikipedia)
• David Alvarez III, drums (David's Facebook page) (Wikipedia)

For this concert, John Clayton assembled a circle of friends to honor the legacy of his brother and long-time collaborator, Jeff Clayton.

About CJF
Notre Dame’s Collegiate Jazz Festival began in 1959 and is the oldest and most prestigious college jazz festival in the nation with a rich history of great collegiate bands, and a long line of incredible clinicians. The event brings together collegiate bands from across the nation to perform in a non-competitive setting. A group of world-class, professional jazz musicians provide helpful comments to the college bands and top off the evening with an amazing concert at Debartolo Performing Arts Center on the Notre Dame campus. It is our honor to host these excellent bands and clinicians once again in 2022 for CJF’s 64th year.
For questions regarding CFJ, please contact: 
Professor Larry Dwyer (ldwyer@nd.edu) or Mr. Matt Merten (MMerten@nd.edu

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