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Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2022: Piano Competition
6:00 PM
The Florida Theatre
Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2022: Piano Competition Description:
The Jacksonville Jazz Festival returns Memorial Day Weekend to Downtown Jacksonville May 26 – 29, 2022! For more than 40 years, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival has brought music lovers together to enjoy an incredible weekend of food, drinks, community and of course music! The Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition presented by Keyboard Connection – The Piano Place will kick the festival off on Thursday, followed by 3 days of live, free entertainment on two stages along the St. Johns River for you to groove at daily.

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022
The Florida Theatre
Doors open at 6 PM • Competition begins at 7 PM

For over thirty years, the Jacksonville Piano Competition presented by Keyboard Connection – The Piano Place has been a jazz fest tradition. The event continues to be one of the most exciting musical spectacles to be seen anywhere!

Five finalists representing the very best jazz pianists in the world are chosen by a blind panel of judges to compete for a cash prize and a chance to perform on the Main Stage at this year’s festival. This fierce competition has become an integral part of the festival and a favorite among many eager to witness some of the most incredible rising talents in the jazz world.

Past judges have included jazz legends such as Marcus Roberts, Brian Culbertson, Jason Miles, Joey Calderazzo, Lynne Arriale, Dr. John, Per Danielsson, John Thomas, and other well-known jazz musicians.
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: The Florida Theatre
Address: 300 Water Street, Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 9043552787

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