UCF Orlando Jazz Festival

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The UCF Orlando Jazz Festival is an annual jazz event hosted at the University of Central Florida founded in 2008 to bring world-class jazz to Orlando, Florida, and has appeared twice on Jazz Set, a program hosted by Dee Dee Bridgewater that appears on Sirius/XM Radio and NPR.[1] It is a combination of performances by top artists, the UCF Jazz Ensemble 1, the UCF All-Star High School Jazztet, a national honors-combo featuring top high school jazz students, and appearances by some of the top high school bands in the State of Florida as part of a second-day clinic.

Guest Artists[edit]

Over the six years of the two-day festival, it has featured guest artists: