Vail Jazz is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Vail, Colorado. Through six unique performance series and three signature educational programs, Vail Jazz perpetuates jazz with a focus on young musicians and young audiences.
Our story begins in northern India more than 1,500 years ago when a small group of Hindi people began migrating from their homeland. Over centuries they made their way through the Balkans to Eastern Europe and ultimately throughout the world. They are the Roma or Romani people, known as Gypsies, a term many feel is […]
It’s true that the key ingredient behind history’s most respected jazz musicians is innate talent. Of course, passion, heart and focus also play a role, but at some point along the way, each musician has learned from another. The United States has famously produced many of the world’s greatest jazz artists through a slew of […]
Check it out! The 21st Annual Vail Jazz Festival programs are hot off the press! Be sure to pick up your own copy, at Vail Daily newsstands and throughout the Vail Valley, for information on this summer’s performances and events. Can’t wait to get your own copy? Click the button below and you can view our program online […]