New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017
Katy Jazz Festival 2017 Schedule
  April 21 - 22, 2017 -- Katy, Texas


The 9th. annual Katy Jazz Festival will take place April 21-22, 2017 at Katy High School, located at 6331 Highway Blvd. Enjoy this jazz experience featuring jazz performances from student groups as well as World-Class Jazz Professionals.

This year the professional jazz ensembles include:
  • The Buddy Rich Big Band featuring Gregg Potter and Cathy Rich
  • Eric Marienthal with the MSM Jazz Orchestra
  • JD Warren and the Rudiment.

Black Box Theatre concerts - Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Bobby Falk Quintet
  • Bob Henschen Quintet
  • Cloudburst





Katy Jazz Festival 2017 Daily Schedule

Friday, April 21, 2017

Time ____ Location __ Performers_________ Type ______ Director
2:00 pm. -- PAC -- McDonald JH Jazz Ambassadors -- JH/Big Band -- Joe Young
2:00 pm. -- BB -- Barbers Hill HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Kevin Stone
3:00 pm. -- PAC -- WoodCreek JH Jazz Band -- JH/Big Band -- Bryan Cremer
3:00 pm. -- BB -- New Braunfels HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- David Eckert
4:00 pm. -- PAC -- Morton Ranch HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Kevin Thompson
4:00 pm. -- BB -- Waller HS Jazz Ensemble -- HS/Big Band -- Richard Hanf
5:00 pm. -- PAC -- George Ranch HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Lisa Stiles
5:00 pm. -- BB -- Noelle & The Bopcats; Texas State Univ. -- Univ/Comco -- Morris Nelms
6:15 pm. -- PAC Lobby -- Horace Grigsby -- Professional -- Horace Grigsby
7:30 pm. -- PAC -- JD Warren and The Rudiment -- Feature Concert -- Jeremy Warren
7:30 pm. -- PAC -- MSM Jazz Orchestra w/Eric Marienthal -- Feature Concert -- Noe Marmolejo





Katy Jazz Festival 2017 Daily Schedule

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time ____ Location __ Performers_________ Type ______ Director
9:00 am. -- PAC -- Pershing Middle School Jazz Ensemble -- HS/Big Band -- Meredith Hernandez
9:00 am. -- BH -- Dulles HS Jazz Combo -- HS/Combo -- Spencer Clayton
10:00 am. -- PAC -- Huntsville High School Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Andrew Twiss
10:15 am. -- BB -- Bobby Falk Quintet -- Pro/Combo -- Bobby Falk
11:00 am. -- PAC -- Klein HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Chris Lambrecht
11:00 am. -- BH -- Edna HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Russell Balusek
11:15 am. -- BB -- Bobby Falk Quintet -- Pro/Combo -- Bobby Falk
12:00 noon -- PAC -- Kerr HS Jazz Tones -- HS/Big Band -- Ashley Siegrist
12:00 noon -- BH -- Katy HS (#2) -- Jazz Project -- HS/Big Band -- Dale Fremin
1:00 pm. -- PAC -- Ridge Point HS Jazz Ensemble -- HS/Big Band -- Dustin Stamer
1:00 pm. -- BH -- Lamar HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Austin Hilla





Saturday, April 22, 2017 (continued)

2:00 pm. - 2:45 pm. -- MC -- Master Classes (various room assignments -- see listing)
2:15 pm. -- BB -- Cloudburst -- Vocal Jazz Pro/Vocal -- Madeline Elmer
3:00 pm. -- PAC -- Waltrip HS Jazz Ensemble HS/Big Band -- Jesse Espinosa
3:00 pm. -- BH -- Brazosport High School Jazz Band HS/Big Band -- Dennis Boucher
3:15 pm. -- BB -- Cloudburst -- Vocal Jazz -- Pro/Vocal -- Madeline Elmer
4:00 pm. -- PAC -- Elsik HS -- Project Blue -- HS/Big Band Brenda -- Corral-Smith
4:00 pm. -- BH -- Cinco Ranch HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Danny Rivera
4:15 pm. -- BB -- Bob Henschen Quartet -- Pro/Combo -- Bob Henschen
5:00 pm. -- PAC -- Katy HS Jazz Band -- HS/Big Band -- Terence Gorton
5:15 pm. -- BB -- Bob Henschen Quartet -- Pro/Combo -- Bob Henschen
6:15 pm. -- PAC Lobby -- Horace Grigsby -- Professional -- Horace Grigsby
7:30 pm. -- PAC -- 2017 Katy ISD All-Star Jazz Band -- Feature Concert -- Terence Gorton
7:30 pm. -- PAC -- The Buddy Rich Big Band -- Feature Concert -- Cathy Rich

BB -- Black Box performance area
BH -- Band Hall performance area
PAC -- Performing Arts Center Stage



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