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3rd Annual ECC Jazz Festival - April 9, 2016

A day-long celebration of live jazz music through education and performance activities with

a Gala Concert performance featuring the ECC Combined Jazz Bands, 
ECC Faculty Jazz Ensemble, and Special Guest, Bob Mintzer.

Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Christopher Mello, professor of jazz at El Camino College, this festival features jazz performances in styles ranging from swing to contemporary, to Latin and funk. 

The 3rd Annual El Camino College Jazz Festival is a day-long celebration of live jazz music through education and performance activities. All day-time events are FREE of charge and open to the general public. Gala concert tickets are available for purchase via our website starting at $15 / Student Discounts Available.


2:00 PM      Adjudicated High School Jazz Band Showcase | Marsee Auditorium

3:45 PM      Master Class with Bob Mintzer | Haag Recital Hall

5:40 PM      Jam Sessions | Music Building (Bring you instrument!)

6:30 PM      Dinner / Student Combo Performance | Marsee South Patio

8:00 PM      Gala Concert Performance | Marsee Auditorium 

Gala Concert - April 9 @ 8 p.m. features the ECC Jazz Faculty Ensemble, Studio Jazz Band, Concert Jazz Band and Special Guest, Bob Mintzer in performance.

Buy Gala Concert Tickets
15 Adults / Student Discount Pricing Available at the Box Office.

Featured guest artist: 
Bob Mintzer, Grammy Award Winning saxophonist & composer
Bob Mintzer is a globally recognized jazz performer, composer, arranger and educator on the faculty of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he teaches jazz composition and saxophone, and directs the Thornton Jazz Orchestra. Mr. Mintzer will lead an afternoon masterclass and join forces with the El Camino Concert Jazz Band to open the evening gala.  

Combined Jazz Bands 

bob mintzer playing saxophone
 Bob Mintzer, Saxophone
 We wish to thank our sponsors:
Herb Alpert Foundation Logo Jazz Education Network Logo

Additional Sponsorship from Jazz Education Network's JAZZ2U Grant

For more information about Jazz @ El Camino College, visit our website!

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 Last Published 6/27/16