Jazz Fest 2024

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!

Hotel Information

Staying in Temple during the festival? The Hilton Garden Inn is a long time friend of the Temple College Jazz Fest and is in close proximity to the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center at Temple College. Mention TEMPLE COLLEGE JAZZ FEST to receive the festival rate of $131 w/ breakfast included (single or double) or $125 per room w/o breakfast for any out-of-town guests of the jazz festival.

And once again, the lobby of the HGI-Temple will be the location of the annual jazz jam session.  This is always an exciting and fun event, open to all ages and levels.

1749 Scott Blvd.
Temple TX 76504


Event Performers

Rachel Z

Rachel Z is a keyboardist with a long history of award-winning performances in the worlds of jazz and rock. She co-wrote the Grammy-winning song ‘Tokyo Blue’ with saxophonist Najee. In addition to her 13 albums as bandleader and her work in internationally acclaimed bands  [ read more ]

Aubrey Logan

Jazz is the great leveler as an art form and one of today’s most brilliant contemporary jazz artists to bless us with her story, is Aubrey Logan.  A singer, trombone player and a songwriter, her body of work is underscored by the integrity of a performer that is able to stretch herself emotionally across a musical landscape that defies description.    [ read more ]

Friday, March 22, 2024
Evening Concert: 7:30p.m.
Saturday, March 23, 2024
Evening Concert: 7:30p.m.