UM Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival

Mar 14 - Mar 15

LT Pick

Two nights of spectacular jazz concerts at UM Missoula Dennison Theatre feature the UM Jazz Ensemble 1, the all-star guest artist sextet, plus top student musicians chosen from the UM Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival daytime workshops.
This year’s guest artists include award-winning Doug Stone (sax) from New Orleans; performer/educator Brian Claxton (drum set) from Denver; award-winning composer Matt Harris (piano) from Los Angeles; Missoula’s own Aric Schneller (trombone) from Houston; Chicago’s Ashley Summers (bass), who was a big hit at the 2017 festival; and multi-talented Steve Roach (trumpet) from Sacramento.

  • Date(s):
    • 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: