The Garfield Jazz program is led by Clarence Acox, who has been nurturing young musicians for the past 44 years at Garfield High School. Garfield Jazz is part of the dynamic fine arts department at Garfield High School, a diverse public school in Seattle, Washington. The program consists of three instrumental big bands and one vocal jazz group, all supported by the Garfield Jazz Foundation.
The 2017 27th annual Garfield Jazz Gala theme is Come Dance with Me..
Dear Families and Friends of Garfield High School the Garfield Jazz Foundation Annual Gala Event is right around the corner!
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Doors open at 5:30pm – the gala begins at 6pm
Tickets go on Sale Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - See you there!learn more
Please join us for an evening of wonderful jazz music as all three GHS jazz bands play at the Winter Jazz Concert. The event will be held at 7pm on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at the Quincy Jones Performing Arts Center. Bands I and II will be under the direction of Clarence Acox; band III will be under the direction of Jacob Zimmerman.
Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, or $20 per family. Middle School students will be admitted free with school ID.
Don't forget to stop by our sale tables in the lobby for a vietnamese sandwich, a warm drink, and delicious baked goods; as well as fabulous Garfield Jazz Merchandise!
Don't miss what will certainly be a jazz evening to remember!