Thank you to everyone who made this year's New Trier Jazz Fest a huge success! The headliner for next year's festival will be announced later this spring. Stay tuned!
In the meantime, please mark your calendars: our festival will take place on Saturday, February 7th, 2015. Registration will open on Tuesday, October 7th at 9:00 am CST.
This year's Fall Jazz Ensembles concert featured the incredible Conrad Herwig! Mr Herwig is one of the premier jazz trombonists and educators in the world, and we're thrilled that he joining us. Mr Herwig has released many recordings as leader, including the critically acclaimed and Grammy nominated "Another Kind of Blue: Latin Side of Miles" and "Latin Side of Wayne Shorter". He is a regular featured member of the Mingus Big Band and has led groups at major jazz festivals all over the world.
Mr. Herwig is the chair of the Jazz Studies program at Rutgers University, and is also on faculty at the Juilliard School.
Read about the Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival at New Trier High School in the January 2013 edition of DownBeat Magazine! Read the article HERE
30 Years of the New Trier Jazz Festival
view a list of previous guest artists