Past Festivals

Content, photos, videos, testimonials.   Past Artists 2015 Thursday: Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers, Kalo Friday: Kyle Reid & the Low Swingin’ Chariots, Moon Hooch Saturday: Norman High School Jazz Combo, The Nichol Quintet, Culture Cinematic, Bill Evans’ Soulgrass 2014 Thursday: Dirty Red & the Soul Shakers, Samantha Fish Friday: Edmond Jazz Orchestra, The Charlie Hunter & Scott Amendola Duo Saturday: Combined Fources, Boyd Street Brass, Pidgin, Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks 2013 Thursday: Parker Millsap, Duke Robillard Friday: A Taste of Herb, Fareed Haque and MathGames! Saturday: Norman High School Jazz Combo, The Paseo Street Walkers, The Justin Echols Trio, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band 2012 Thursday: Steve Coleman & The OBS All-Stars, Carolyn Wonderland Friday: What’s That, The Bert Dalton Brazil Project Saturday: New Horizons Jazz Band, Norman High School Jazz Combo, Ivan Pena Ensemble, David Sanborn 2011 Thursday: Margo Valiante, Murali Coryell Friday: 145th Army Big Band, Larry Coryell Saturday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Norman High School Jazz Combo, Jeremy Thomas Quartet, Poncho Sanchez 2010 Thursday: J.D. Thompson and the Big Bad Wolves, Guy Forsyth Friday: Ashlee Madison Tribute, IDRS Showcase: Michael Rabinowitz & Bassoon in the Wild with special guest Paul McCandless Saturday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Suzanna Choffel, The Bad Plus 2009 Thursday: Roland Bowling Band, Lloyd Jones Friday: Morris McCraven, Judy Carmichael Saturday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Aaron Squirrel, Jeff Lorber 2008 Thursday: Miss Blues & the Blue Notes, Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women Friday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Bruce Benson & Studio B, Barrie Lee Hall, Jr. and Duke Ellington Small Band Saturday: Joel Young & The 25th Anniversary Jazz In June All-Stars, Chuck Mangione 2007 Thursday: The Rounders, Elvin Bishop Friday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Garret “Big G” Jacobson, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. Saturday: Miss Brown to You, Edmar Castaneda, Garage Mahal 2006 Thursday: Red Rhythm Band, Sean Costello Band Friday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Brian Gorrell and the Jazz Company featuring Shane Conaway, Jeanie Bryson Saturday: Christopher Wray Quartet, Eric Byrd Trio, Marcus Belgrave Octet in a Louis Armstrong Tribute 2005 Thursday: Watermelon Slim, The Holmes Brothers Friday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Talk of the Town, Grady Nichols Saturday: Brent Blount Quartet, Kathy Kosins Quartet, T.S. Monk III 2004 Thursday: Elvis T. Busboy and the Blues Busters, Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham and the Sweet Baby Blues Band Friday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, The Eric Leonard Band, The Swingtips Saturday: The Max Gise Trio, the Jae Sinnett Trio, Paquito D’Rivera and the United Nations Orchestra 2003 Thursday: Pinkie and the Snakeshakers, Randy McAllister Friday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Freddie Bryant and Kaleidoscope, The Tony Guerrero Band Saturday: The Airmen of Note, The Doug Talley Quartet, the Ellis Marsalis Quartet 2002 Thursday: Danny White’s Blues Review, Miss Lavelle White Friday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Jahruba, Eliane Elias Saturday: Irv Wagner’s Trombone Choir, Legends of the Bandstand; Norma Zenteno 2001 Thursday: Shortt Dogg; Randy McAlister Friday: Norman North High Jazz Choir, Norman High Big Band, Charlene and the Smoking Section, Astral Project Saturday: OU Jazz Ensemble, Innuendo, Jim Collum Sunday: Jim Collum 2000 Thursday: Pinkie & the Snakeshakers, Jude Taylor Friday: Norman North Jazz Choir, Maurice Johnson, Joseph Vincelli Saturday: Earl Enterline Quartet, John Funkhouser Trio, the Swingtips Sunday: Jack McDuff 1999 Thursday: The Deviants, Smokey Wilson Friday: Norman North Jazz Choir, D’Lux Vortex, Dallas Jazz Orchestra Saturday: Big G, Stephen Fulton Quintet, Freddie Bryant Quintet, Cryout Sunday: Edgar Cruz, Doug Talley Quartet 1998 Thursday: Smiling Vic & the Soul Monkeys, Little Milton Friday: Norman North High School Jazz Choir, Mitch’s Brew, Tony Guerrero Saturday: Citizen, The Jae Sinnett Trio, D.C. Minner & Selby, The Norma Zenteno Band Sunday: Satin, The Mary Sallee Quartet, The Joe Whitecotton Quartet 1997 Thursday: Central Mid-High Jazz Choir, Flash Terry & the Uptown Band, Norman Hedman & Tropique Friday: Larry Hammett Quartet, Dotsero Saturday: Blackhawk Blues Band, Classen Jazz Band, Michael Wolff Quartet Sunday: Sentimental Journey, Brent Blount Quartet 1996 Thursday: Jacob Fred Jazz Oddysey, MaryAnn & the Blue Dogs, Phil Flanigan Trio & Turk Mauro Friday: Earl Clark Trio, Straight Ahead Saturday: P’Light Society Jazz All-Stars, Airmen of Note Sunday: The Classen Jazz Band, Jay McShann Trio, Airmen of Note, Salsa Nueva 1995 Thursday: Central Mid-High Jazz Choir, Mitch’s Brew, D.C. Minner & Selby, John Altenburg Friday: Pat McIntyre Jazz Ensemble, Sebastian Whitaker & the Creators, Richie Cole & Joe McBride Saturday: Doug Talley Quartet, Sandra Dudley Sunday: Berry Harris, Vintage Jazz Quartet, One Accord, Marchel Ivery Quintet, Beto & the Fairlanes 1994 Thursday: Ethan Walker & the Jazz Monument Trio, Roland Allen & Futur, Flash Terry Friday: Whitecotton Territory Jazz Band, Eric “Scorch” Scortia, Stephen Fulton Sextet, Dotsero Saturday: North Texas Faculty Jazz Combo, Leon Breeden Sunday: Peter Krouse & Lisa Turci, Dallas Jazz Orchestra, David Sanchez, Norma Zenteno Band 1993 Thursday: OU Steel Band, Max Ridgeway Trio, After Five Friday: Morris Nelms Quartet, Sebastian Whitaker & the Creators, Airmen of Note Saturday: Larry Hammett Group, Airmen of Note Sunday: Cruz Control, Hugh Masekela, Gerald Albright, Keiko Matsui, Dan Seigel & Kazu Matsui 1992 Thursday: Turbo Horns, Time Warp, After Five Friday: Theatre Zero, Gentlemen of Jazz, Brian Bromberg Saturday: Middlemen, D.C. Minner & Selby, Larry Hammett Sunday: OU State Fellowship Choir, Kellye Gray, Tony Guerrero, Marchel Ivery, Hank Crawford 1991 Thursday: Wagner’s Trombone Choir, Ms. Brown to You, Tom Ware’s Blues Nation Friday: Oklahoma Panhandlers, Kris Berg Quartet, Fingerprints Sunday: Riverboat Jazz Kings, Artsong, Gary BB Coleman, Clark Terry, Larry Coryell, After Five 1990 Norman High School Big Band, Oklahoma Panhandlers, Worthy Constituents, Dotsero, Stephen Fulton, Morris Nelms. No Left Turn, Billy Childs, Dennis Gonzalez, Urban Jazz Octet. 1989 Thursday: The Urban Jazz Quartet, Cruz Control, Los Gringos Friday: Beatrice and Company, the Norman Jazz Orchestra, Chris Hicks Band Sunday: Wilton Felder and Jewel Brown, the Texas Jazz Quartet, Duane Lamont-Williams Group, After Five, Stephen Fulton Sextet, Pat McIntyre Quartet, Marchel Ivery Quintet, Oklahoma City Jazz Orchestra 1988 Sunday: Duane-Lamont Williams, Paul Brewer’s Jazz Trombones, Art for Ears, Stephen Fulton Quintet, Jeff Johnson Trio, Cosmic Debris, Territory Jazz Band, George Dennie Trio, Joe Davis Jazz Band, Sonny Grey Trio, Beatrice and Company, Chris Hicks, Barney Kessel 1987 Friday: Keisha St. Joan and Bertha Hope Saturday: Sooner Fashion Mall: Made In Oklahoma Big Band, Beatrice Patmon Cole, Cleo Laine, John Dankworth Sunday: Andrews Park: Paul Brewer’s Jazz Trombones, Beatrice Cole and Band, Bertha Hope, the Royalaires, The Burton Band, Territory Jazz Band, Baird Jones Trio, Keisha St. Joan (or Beatrice Patmon Cole) 1986 Saturday: Laura Theodore Sunday: Laura Theordore, Territory Jazz Band, Earl Day Trio, Paul Brewer Quartet, Oklahoma City Jazz Orchestra, Stephen Fulton Quintet 1985 Saturday: Keisha St. Joan and Bertha Hope 1984 Saturday: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth