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.

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Brazilian guitarist specializes in ‘putting music into your heart’

Diego Figueiredo teams up with Chiara Izzi for Vail Jazz performance Even before he starts strumming the guitar, a warm and inviting vibe emanates from Diego Figueiredo. Maybe it’s his large, disheveled hairdo of tight curls or his genuine and nearly constant ear-to-ear smile. Maybe it’s the prominent fingernails on his right hand that serve […]

Vail Jazz Goes to School brings free education to young generations throughout the valley and beyond

In its 19th year, more than 20,000 fourth and fifth graders have learned and been shaped by the progressive musical program It’s one thing for a child to explore his or her musical skills by tooting a few notes on a recorder. It’s another for a kid to learn the 12 bar blues and then […]

Professor Cunningham and His Old School open Vail Jazz Winter Series

The Australian-born vocalist and multi-instrumentalist reflects on his musical journey from piano player to swing star Adrian “Professor” Cunningham didn’t set out to be the master of many instruments. Growing up in Sydney, Australia, he took up the piano at age 11. He was steadily perfecting his prowess on the keys when he realized in […]