100 years of Anchorage - 100 years of Jazz

8th ANNUAL Spenard JAZZFEST June 5th - 20th

Nu' take on Jazz @ Spenard JazzFest 2015 


Something for EVERYONE at the 8th edition of Spenard JazzFest:

Long Established Local Jazz Greats, JazzFest Newbies, New Improvised Sounds, Concerts, Community Events


EVER-WIDENING THE SCOPE of jazz, the 2015 edition of Spenard JazzFest 2015 features a host of events spread over
a full month of early Alaskan summer !

Emerging local music stars and established Anchorage greats play side by side with YOU  - the real jazzers!

Spenard JazzFest is all about CREATIVITY, COLLABORATION & IMPROVISATION.

GIVE ARTISTS FREEDOM TO PLAY, SPACE TO EXPLORE NEW IDEAS AND SOMEONE WHO WILL LISTEN, and 
THEY WILL TAKE YOU ON A JOURNEY THAT COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

 

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Spenard Jazz Fest 2015

Spenard Jazz Fest is a multidisciplinary arts festival inspired by and celebrating jazz music. Spenard Jazz Fest nurtures creativity and collaboration across multiple art forms and in particular the creation of original work by established and emerging composers in Alaska. Now in it's 8th year, Spenard Jazz Fest will run aseries of events between May 30th and  Summer Solstice 2015

Spenard JazzFest (SJF) is a grassroots organization run by volunteers. SJF addresses the expressed need in our community for a performance platform for original work in the broad genre of jazz (read: traditional or unconventional collaborative creation of art and music containing elements of improvisation), a nourishing environment for creativity, an appreciative and attentive audience, and the ever present need for good music and good vibes! After 7 years of running a successful ever- evolving creative festival SJF is consolidating its programming, focusing on original music and audience relations. We are still building our guarantee fund for musicians.  It is extremely important that we follow up on last year's success in paying EVERYBODY who performed.

Thank you to the Atwood Foundation for making this possible !

 

 

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