Registration for our festival is now full. However, we are taking bands on a waitinglist. We are often able to take a few bands from the waitinglist, so please fill out the registration form and we will be in contact with you. Click HERE for online registration for the 31st Annual Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival.
This year's Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival at New Trier High School will take place on Saturday, February 1st, 2014 and will feature the Grammy Award Winning Christian McBride Big Band! Also scheduled to perform: The Caroline Davis Quartet, the University of Illinois Jazz Ensemble, and the Jazz Director's Big Band.
Tickets for the evening concert featuring the Christian McBride Big Band, as well as the New Trier High School Jazz Ensemble 1 will go on sale HERE on Monday, November 25th at 9:00am.
Purchase your tickets now! Click the "SeatYourself" logo below.
This year's Fall Jazz Ensembles concert will feature Conrad Herwig! Mr Herwig is one of the premier jazz trombonists and educators in the world, and we're thrilled that he'll be 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.
The Fall Jazz Ensembles Concert will take place on Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 7:30 PM in the Gaffney Auditorium on the Winnetka Campus. Tickets will be available at the door.
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