San Diego Jazz Fest & Swing Extravganza
This is our first time going to this fantastic Thanksgiving festival! Who can beat San Diego in November?
- Roger Campbell – Clarinet
- Rick Weingarten – Vibraphone/Vocals
- Mike McCullough – Guitar/Vocals
- Dwight Thompson – Bass
- Jerry Weiss – Piano
- Jim Moore – Drums
Celebrating 40 years, this festival promises to be San Diego’s best yet! Discerning jazz fans call the San Diego Jazz Festival “the crown jewel of jazz festivals.” Some 30 bands are scheduled over the course of the five day festival including Grand Dominion, Sonny Leyland Trio, Dave Bennett Quartet, Holland-Coots Jazz Quintet, Speed kings, Sue Palmer Motel Swing Band, Mad Hat Hucksters, Titanic, and more! Venues are conveniently located in 5 ballrooms in the Town and Country Hotel and Conference Center. The hotel is located in the heart of San Diego’s Mission Valley, where nostalgic charm mixes with modern amenities to create one-of-a-kind experiences.
The SD Jazz Fest is a favorite of festival-goers from around the globe. All venues are conveniently located in the Town & Country Convention Center. There are large concert rooms with double dance floors and small, intimate “listening” rooms. All are non-smoking. The Festival bands represent a wide variety of traditional jazz, dixieland, ragtime, swing, and rockabilly styles. The Festival offers something for every taste in classic jazz.