Jazz Unlimited is a festival hosted by the Music department at CBC.
This event involves about 4,500 student performers from groups around the Northwest, including high school concert bands, middle, junior high, and high school jazz bands, concert choirs, and jazz choirs. We have schools from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho competing.
The festival also features clinics, special guests, and concerts.
Click the icon below to view the current program online.
Jazz Unlimited 2014:
Friday, April 11
Concert Band Festival and Competition: 8 AM-5 PM, CBC Theatre & Gjerde Center
Guest Artist Concert: Bruce Babad & The Columbia Basin Jazz Orchestra , under the direction of Randy Hubbs.
Also appearing, the CBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Bryant Smith
7:30 PM, Pasco – Auditorium – Chiawana High School
$15 General, $10 Students & Seniors
Tickets: Ted Brown Music (Richland) and at the door.
Saturday, April 12
Jazz Band Festival and Competition: 8 AM-5 PM, CBC Theatre, HUB & Gjerde Center
CBC Jazz Ensemble with guest artist Bruce Babad Clinic/Concert
12:00 Noon, Gjerde Center
Thursday, April 17
FreeForm CD Release Concert
7:30 PM, CBC Theatre. Free to the public.
CBC’s acclaimed jazz choir releases their newest CD with a live concert. CDs will be available for $10.
Friday, April 18
Concert Choir Festival and Competition: 8 AM-5 PM CBC Theatre, Gym & Gjerde Center
Concert Choir Finals Concert
7PM, Kennewick High School Auditorium. Free to the public.
(Hosted by the Kennewick High School Choirs)
Saturday, April 19*
Jazz Choir Festival and Competition: 8 AM-3:30 PM, CBC Theatre & Gjerde Center
Sing Off: 3:50 - 5 PM, Gjerde Center
* We are aware that April 20 is Easter and we will make adjustments to our Saturday event to allow participants to get home early.
Below are the director packets for you to download which include festival rules and information. The schedule download will have up-to-date warm-up, performance and clinic times.
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