2022 Features:
  • High quality audio recording of the groups performance 
  • A clinic with one of the contest judges 
  • Awards for every group (including individuals)
  • Certificate for each group presented by the Chet Baker Foundation
  • Performers/2 staff will have an all day pass for other groups performances as well as the evening awards conc
  • Clinician Justin Pierce DMA Conn-Selmer/Vandoren Artist 
  • Clinician Jonathan Adamo 

April 9, 2022

Denton High School


Featuring The

UNT One O'Clock Lab Band 

The Closing Gala Concert with awards ceremony will feature The University of North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band. 
The festival format ideal for every level of jazz band!
Festival Cost:
$300- Big band
$250-Combo or additional big band
The completed online entry and a received check for the entry fee complete your registration.
Festival Contact:
Linden Lanier
Associate Director of Bands, Calhoun MS
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The Chet Baker Educational Jazz Festival was founded in 2013 to provide a positive and uplifting experience for jazz groups of all levels in North Texas. The festival is hosted by Denton High School and Calhoun Middle School.