Yosemite International Jazz Festival

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The Yosemite International Jazz Festival is/was an annual autumn jazz festival held near Yosemite National Park, in Madera County, California.[1] It was scheduled to be one of the concluding shows of the West Coast Jazz Season.


The Yosemite International Jazz Festival has been a 3-day event. It featured a mix of regional, national, and professional musicians.[1]

2011 festival[edit]

The inaugural 2011 Festival was organized by the Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce, and was held at the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold.[1]

The musicians that participated in the 2011 festival Included:[1][2] Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Spyro Gyra, Richard Elliot, Greg Adams, Karen Marguth, Alice Lui, Tim and Myles Thompson, Dana Abbott, Rich Severson, and the Yosemite Jazz Band.

2013 festival[edit]

The 2013 festival was held at the Sierra Sky Ranch.[3]