Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival
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The Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival is an annual jazz concert hosted by the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. It is usually held around the last weekend of February, in Washington Hall on the Notre Dame campus.
The festival has been held yearly since 1959 and showcases college jazz ensembles from around the United States. The festival also invites distinguished jazz musicians as guests and judges which have included Bill Evans, Quincy Jones, Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, Ray Brown, Wynton Marsalis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John Clayton, and many more notable jazz musicians.