About the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival

The Crocker Theater at Cabrillo College

Santa Cruz Jazz Festival Mission Statement

Our twofold mission is:

  • To encourage the understanding and enjoyment of jazz in the United States, and to sponsor the study of jazz, a true American art form.

  • To sponsor and conduct festivals, expositions, concerts, educational conferences and workshops to further public enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of jazz.

Board of Directors

Steve  Gray, President
Jon Nordgren, Vice President
Mark Bidelman, Festival Director
Jill Abramson, Secretary
Janelle Cridland, Treasurer
Steve Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator
Dr. Rob Klevan
Joanne Le Boeuf
Rich McAdams
Rebecca Gold Rubin
Michael Strunk

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