San Jose Jazz Festival

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San José Jazz Summer Fest
GenreJazz, R&B, funk, pop
Location(s)San Jose, California
Coordinates37°19′55″N 121°53′24″W / 37.332°N 121.89°W / 37.332; -121.89
Years active1990–present
Wide angle shot of the main stage during the Neville Brothers' performance (2006)

The San José Jazz Summer Fest (originally known as the San Jose Jazz Festival) is an annual music festival organized by non-profit San Jose Jazz and held in downtown San Jose, California. The festival was established in 1990.[1] The festival began charging fees in 2006. The main stage is in Plaza de César Chávez with others nearby.

The inaugural edition in 1990 was a one-day event with one stage.[2]


  1. ^ "Brewmakers Sponsors Major Stage Events at San Jose Jazz Festival; Company will also donate its first publicly available beers at weekend-long event". Business Wire. August 4, 1995. Retrieved August 30, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Vaughn, Michael J. (November 9–15, 2000). "All That's Jazz - The San Jose Jazz Society celebrates 15 years as a pillar of the South Bay jazz community". Metro. Metro Publishing. Retrieved August 30, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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