Winter Park Jazz Festival
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Jazz Fest

July 14, 2023

Winter Park Jazz Festival

Jazz Fest

Welcome to the 41st Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival! Get ready to immerse yourself in the soulful melodies and rhythmic beats of jazz as we bring the magic back to Winter Park, Colorado.

The Winter Park Jazz Festival Experience

At the Winter Park Jazz Festival, we believe that music has the power to bring people together and create lasting memories. Whether you're a jazz enthusiast or simply looking to enjoy a weekend filled with incredible music, this event is the perfect destination for you. With a diverse lineup of renowned artists, stunning mountain views, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere, the Winter Park Jazz Festival promises an experience like no other.

Dates and Venue

Mark your calendars for July 20th and 21st, 2024, as we transform the Winter Park Chateau into a musical haven. Located at 78821 US-40, Winter Park, CO 80482, the Winter Park Chateau serves as the ideal backdrop for this extraordinary event. Nestled in the heart of Winter Park, this charming venue offers a picturesque setting that perfectly complements the soulful tunes of jazz.

The Lineup

The 2024 Event Lineup is still being developed, but rest assured, it will feature an impressive array of talented artists from the jazz world. From legendary performers to up-and-coming musicians, we curate a lineup that caters to a wide range of musical tastes. Stay tuned for updates on the Winter Park & Fraser Chamber Facebook and the Winter Park Jazz Fest Facebook pages to be the first to know about the exciting lineup announcements.

Your Ultimate Guide to the Winter Park Jazz Festival

Day 1: Saturday, July 20th, 2024

Kick off the festival weekend on Saturday, July 20th, with a lineup that will have you tapping your feet and swaying to the rhythm. Get ready for an electrifying day of performances from some of the most talented jazz artists in the industry. The music will start at 11am and continue until 6pm, ensuring you have plenty of time to enjoy the soulful melodies.


One of the highlights of Day 1 is the legendary Maxwell. With his smooth vocals and captivating stage presence, Maxwell has earned a reputation as one of the greatest R&B and soul artists of our time. Prepare to be enchanted by his soulful ballads and timeless classics.


If you're a fan of contemporary jazz and the sounds of the violin, Damien Escobar's performance is a must-see. This Grammy-nominated artist seamlessly blends classical and urban music, creating a unique and unforgettable experience.

JAZZ FUNK SOUL ft. Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson Jr.

Prepare to groove to the funky beats of Jazz Funk Soul, a supergroup featuring Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, and Paul Jackson Jr. These three jazz legends come together to create a dynamic and energetic performance that will have you dancing in your seat.


Get ready for smooth jazz melodies as Paul Taylor takes the stage. His soulful saxophone playing and melodic tunes are the perfect soundtrack for a relaxing afternoon at the Winter Park Jazz Festival.


Closing out the first day of the festival, Brothers of Brass will bring their infectious energy and vibrant sounds to the Winter Park Chateau. This brass band is known for their high-energy performances and ability to get the crowd on their feet.

Day 2: Sunday, July 21st, 2024

On Sunday, July 21st, the Winter Park Jazz Festival continues with another day of incredible performances. From smooth jazz to soulful vocals, Day 2 promises to be a musical journey you won't want to miss. Just like the previous day, the music will begin at 11am and carry on until 6pm.


Prepare to be mesmerized by the smooth sounds of Dave Koz as he takes the stage with special guests Candy Dulfer, Eric Darius, and Maysa Leak. This star-studded performance is a true treat for jazz enthusiasts and music lovers alike.


Leela James, with her powerful and soulful voice, is set to captivate the audience with her emotionally charged performances. Her unique blend of R&B and jazz influences creates a sound that is both timeless and contemporary.


Norman Brown, a Grammy-winning guitarist, will showcase his incredible talent and smooth jazz stylings. Prepare to be transported to a world of pure musical bliss as Norman Brown's melodic tunes fill the Winter Park Chateau.


Jazz in Pink, an all-female ensemble, brings a fresh and innovative take on jazz music. Their performances are a celebration of female musicianship and a testament to the power of women in the world of jazz.


Closing out the Winter Park Jazz Festival with a soul-stirring performance, the C2 Mass Choir will fill the air with their heavenly harmonies. Prepare to be moved by their powerful vocals and uplifting melodies.

Your Guide to Winter Park

Places to Stay: Winter Park Chateau

After a day filled with incredible music and unforgettable performances, unwind and recharge at the Winter Park Chateau. This charming accommodation offers a cozy and comfortable retreat, allowing you to relax and rejuvenate before another day of musical bliss. With its convenient location, you'll be just minutes away from the Winter Park Jazz Festival, ensuring you can fully immerse yourself in the experience.

Exploring Winter Park

Winter Park is not just a destination for music lovers; it's also a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're an avid hiker, mountain biker, skier, or snowboarder, Winter Park offers a plethora of activities to satisfy your adventurous spirit. Explore the scenic trails of Rocky Mountain National Park, challenge yourself on the slopes, or simply take in the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding nature.

Plan Your Trip

To ensure you make the most of your Winter Park Jazz Festival experience, it's essential to plan ahead. Consider purchasing experience passes, which provide access to exclusive perks and amenities. Additionally, familiarize yourself with the festival's sustainability initiatives, as we strive to create an environmentally friendly event.

Weather Forecast

Before you embark on your Winter Park adventure, be sure to check the weather forecast. Colorado's mountain weather can be unpredictable, so it's always a good idea to pack accordingly and be prepared for any changes in conditions.

In Conclusion

The Winter Park Jazz Festival at the Winter Park Chateau is an event that music lovers and jazz enthusiasts alike won't want to miss. With its incredible lineup of talented artists, stunning mountain views, and welcoming atmosphere, this festival promises an unforgettable experience. So mark your calendars, book your tickets, and get ready to immerse yourself in the soulful sounds of jazz in the heart of Winter Park, Colorado. We can't wait to welcome you to the Winter Park Jazz Festival!

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