Jazz Fest 2022

An entertaining and educational weekend of outstanding jazz that will bring together top professional artists, clinicians and hundreds of college, high school, and junior high musicians for clinics, competitions and great performances.

Come to the finest performing venue in Central Texas, the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center, on the campus of Temple College, and catch the excitement!

event schedule
View Live Stream & Archived Performances Here

Hotel Information

Staying in Temple during the festival? The Hilton Garden Inn is a long time friend of the Temple College Jazz Festival and is offering the festival rate of $105 per room (single or double) for any out-of-town guests of the jazz festival.  The Hilton Garden Inn is in close proximity to the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center at Temple College.

1749 Scott Blvd.
Temple TX 76504


Event Performers

Greg Gisbert

Greg Gisbert  musical career began with his decision to attend the Berklee College of Music (1984-85).  Shortly after arriving, Gisbert recorded with Cyrus Chestnut as part of Phil Wilson’s Rainbow Band. Shortly thereafter, Gisbert was offered to go on the road with Buddy Rich as a connection made through Wilson. [ read more ]

Wycliffe Gordon

Wycliffe Gordon tours regularly with his own quintet, headlining at legendary jazz venues and performing arts centers throughout the world. He is a former veteran member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and has been a featured guest artist on Billy Taylor’s “Jazz at the Kennedy Center” Series.   [ read more ]

Friday, April 1, 2022
Evening Concert: 7:30p.m.
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Evening Concert: 7:30p.m.