Just Announced: Chris Potter to headline 2016 New Trier Jazz Festival!
The 33rd Annual Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival at New Trier High School will take place on Saturday. February 6, 2015 and will feature the incredible saxophonist Chris Potter, described by many as the most significant saxophonist of his generation. Chris will be joined by an all-star big band to perform his compostions for large jazz ensemble. Tickets will go on sale here on Monday, November 23rd.
The John Wojciechowski Quintet will perform at noon (free!)
The Northern Illinois University Jazz Orchestra will perform at 4pm (free!)
Online registration for participating school bands will take place on Tuesday, October 6th 2015 beginning at 9:00 am CST.
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