The 48th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival

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History of Artists/Adjudicators & Feature Performers

Elmhurst College Jazz Festival

Each year, the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival invites top jazz musicians to serve as artist/adjudicators—they critique the performances of participating college bands, grant awards, conduct clinics, and give concerts of their own.

In addition to the artist/adjudicators' performance and those of the many college ensembles, the Festival presents feature performances of the biggest names in jazz, from Louie Bellson to the Mingus Big Band; from Randy Brecker to the Dave Holland Quintet.

The following is a complete Festival history of artists/adjudictors and feature performers.

2010s
2000s
1990s  
1980s  
1970s  
1960s

2010s
 
2014
Count Basie Orchestra
Andy Martin
Bobby Shew
Gary Smulyan
Ryan Truesdell and the Gil Evans Project

2013
Denis DiBlasio
Dave Douglas Quintet
Bobby Floyd
Dennis Mackrel
Maria Schneider Orchestra
Byron Stripling
 
2012
Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Jeff Hamilton
Tamir Hendelman
Christoph Luty
University of North Texas One O'Clock Lab Band with Mark Colby, Denis DiBlasio & Frank Greene
 
2011
Michael Abene
Mark Colby
Dennis Mackrel
Simone
Byron Stripling
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts
 
2010
Michael Davis
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Phil Markowitz
Gary Smulyan
Patrick Williams with Wayne Bergeron, Warren Luening, Tom Scott & Bill Watrous

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2000s

2009
Wayne Bergeron   
Denis DiBlasio  
Steve Wiest
Bill Holman Band
Maria Schneider Orchestra

2008
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Dennis Mackrel
Mingus Big Band
Gary Smulyan
Jiggs Whigham

2007
John Pizzarelli
Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts
Denis DiBlasio
Matt Harris
Bobby Shew
Bob Mintzer Big Band

2006

Matt Harris
The Joe Lovano Quartet
Eric Marienthal
University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band
Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Steve Wiest

2005
Bill Holman Band
Dave Holland Quintet
Steve Houghton
Clay Jenkins
Nicholas Payton Quintet
Bob Sheppard

2004
Patti Austin
Mark Colby
Michael Davis
Orbert Davis
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band
Phil Markowitz

2003
Count Basie Orchestra, directed by Grover Mitchell, featuring Butch Miles
Dennis Mackrel
Bob Mintzer Big Band
Bobby Shew
Gary Smulyan
         
2002
Tim Hagans
Frank Mantooth
Nicholas Payton’s Louis Armstrong Celebration
Chris Vadala
Phil Woods Quintet

2001
Jeremy Davenport
John Fedchock New York Big Band
Matt Harris
Pat LaBarbera
Clark Terry

2000
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Denis DiBlasio
Bob Florence and the Limited Edition
Frank Mantooth
Byron Stripling

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1990s

1999
Michael Abene
Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau
Diana Krall Trio
Lanny Morgan
Bobby Shew

1998
Mark Colby
Orbert Davis
Bill Holman Band
Frank Mantooth
Mark Whitfield

1997
Bob Bowman
Denis DiBlasio
Steve Erquiaga
Nicholas Payton
Howie Smith
Ed Soph

1996
Randy Brecker
Ronnie Cuber
Kevin Mahogany
Frank Mantooth
University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band

1995
Pete Christlieb
Conte Candoli
Bob Rummage
Clark Terry
      
1994
Nick Brignola
Paul McKee
Orbert Davis
Frank Mantooth

1993
Tom Garling
Bud Harner
Mike Tomaro
New York Voices

1992
Louie Bellson
Conte Candoli
Pete Christlieb
Denis DiBlasio
Terry Gibbs
Lee Konitz
Frank Mantooth
Roger Schueler
Bobby Shew
Kelly Sill
Clark Terry
Uncle Festive
Jiggs Whigham

1991
Bob Bowker
Alan Broadbent
Gary Foster

1990
Bill Evans
Art Farmer
Frank Mantooth

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1980s

1989
Denis DiBlasio
Frank Mantooth
Bobby Shew

1988
Pat LaBarbera
Roger Schueler
Ed Soph
Clark Terry
Phil Wilson

1987
Conte Candoli
Kelly Sill
Jiggs Whigham

1986
Steve Houghton
Rob McConnell
Bobby Shew

1985
Louie Bellson
Bunky Green
Warren Kime
Frank Mantooth
         
1984
Ashley Alexander
Dick Buckley
Terry Gibbs
Frank Mantooth

1983
Pete Christlieb
Jay Daversa
Les Hooper

1982
Bob Brookmeyer
Dick Buckley
Clark Terry

1981
Dick Buckley
Bud Harner
Lee Konitz
Rob McConnell

1980
Dick Buckley
Barret Deems
Milt Jackson
Don Rader

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1970s

1979
Dan Morgenstern
Clark Terry
Paul Tolosko
Ernie Wilkins

1978
Don Menza
Dan Morgenstern
Kai Winding

1977
Jamey Aebersold
Louie Bellson
Dan Morgenstern

1976
Jamey Aebersold
James Coffin
Paul Tolosko
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra

1975
Jerry Coleman
Joe Daley
Paul Tolosko

1974
James Coffin
John LaPorta
Rev. George Wiskirchen
         
1973
Julian "Cannonball" Adderley
David Baker
Nathan Davis
Rich Matteson
Rufus Reid
Bob Tilles

1972
David Baker
Bunky Green
Buddy Montgomery
Rufus Reid
Cy Touff

1971
Dizzy Gillespie
Ron Modell
Charles Suber

1970
David Baker
Marian McPartland
Howie Smith
Bob Tilles

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1960s

1969
Joe Daley
Robert Share
Bob Tilles
Phil Wilson
      
1968
Jamey Aebersold
David Baker
Bob Tilles

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