Welcome to the Reno Jazz Festival!

Since its first year in 1962, the festival has endeavored to bring to Reno both talented students and renowned professional artists. I am pleased to say we have been — and remain — successful at doing just that. The festival has consistently attracted some of the best school bands in the nation, in part because they enjoy the festival’s competition and also because they know they will get to see great artists in concert and in workshops. Read more »

2016 Adjudicators and Clinicians

Reno Jazz Festival is proud to announce the Adjudicators and Clinicians for 2016. Adjudicators for 2017 will be announced in April.

2016 Festival Participants

Who went to the 2016 RJF? View our participants page for a list of schools who competed. Participants for 2017 will be announced in April.

Legacy Festival Participants

Want to know who competed in the past? Check out our Legacy Participants page.

2016 Festival Winners

View our Winners page for a list of award winners and showcase performers from 2016. Check it out!