FOUNDATION NEWS 2018 Future Generation Scholarships Gavin Harris, Joshua Mainez and Madeline Zweber Receive Awards On May 29, 2018, the Blue Jay Jazz Foundation (BJJF) and Rotary Club of Lake Arrowhead presented scholarships to three Rim of the World High School Seniors...
Leave it to a jazz legend to provide teenage Greg Adams with lasting advice. Greg Adams, whose 10-piece East Bay Soul ensemble provided the second in the 2017 Blue Jay Jazz Festival's three-concert series, says he has "probably done over...
Blue Jay Jazz Hits its Peak The mountain's decades-old summer jazz tradition reached new heights on Thursday, August 10, when the King Brothers Blues Band opened the 2017 Blue Jay Jazz Festival at the resurrected SkyPark at Santa's Village. An...
On August 10, The King Brothers Blues Band will open the 2017 Blue Jay Jazz Festival at SkyPark at Santa's Village. For tickets and information visit BlueJayJazz.com. There were three blues Kings when Sam and Lee King were coming up:...
Summer Jazz 2017 FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED Blue Jay Jazz to hold its August concerts at SkyPark at Santa's Village In a landmark move for the Blue Jay Jazz Festival, the Blue Jay Jazz Foundation, which produces the annual event, has announced that the...
Education Support LAUNCHING SOLOS Two graduating Rim High students get a Jazz Foundation boost thanks to the Rotary Club of Lake Arrowhead The Blue Jay Jazz Foundation will award its 2017 Future Generation Jazz Scholarships to Rachel Stallings and Rei Thielbar. The Future...
Artist Spotlight SCOTT JOPLIN A century after his passing, ragtime carries on. Today, April 1, marks the centenary of the passing of Scott Joplin, the composer of one of the most recognizable songs the world has ever known and a pivotal player...
Remember April SPREAD JAM It's Jazz Appreciation Month in America Jazz easily provides the soundtrack for any season, whether its winter holidays or hot summer nights, like when the Blue Jay Jazz Foundation will head up three August Thursday Nights, 10, 17...
Tudor House Showcase THE ROAD TO DISNEYLAND Swinging Scots Jazz Band are raising funds for May 23 Disneyland performance The Swinging Scots Jazz Ensemble of Rim of the World High School hope to move mountains in May, swapping their hometown range in the...
It's that time of year again! The Blue Jay Jazz Foundation's annual 'Adopt An Instrument Day". Okay, it's our 2nd annual, but that doesn't make it any less exciting or anticipated. Our first event was a fantastic success with...