2024 Lineup / Big Band

New Breed Brass Band

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

New Breed Brass Band fuses NOLA’s fertile brass band tradition with Caribbean, hip-hop, and modern R&B in the vein of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak. The explosive group makes music by and for the Crescent City’s next generation: joyful, vital and unstoppable.

New Breed Brass Band

Fri, Aug 9 @ 6pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

San Jose Jazz High School All Stars

Sat, Aug 10 @ 1pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

The SJZ High School All Stars is a regional, audition-based music education program for students interested in the study and performance of jazz. The program includes a large ensemble and a combo.

San Jose Jazz High School All Stars

Sat, Aug 10 @ 1pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Shamarr Allen

Sat, Aug 10 @ 2pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

It takes a lot to stand out as a trumpeter in New Orleans, and Shamarr Allen has earned a spot on the top tier with his rollicking blend of jazz, hip-hop, funk and—even—country music. A 1000-watt performer, Allen carries and delivers the soul of New Orleans through his horn.

Shamarr Allen wears sunglasses and a red tie.

Shamarr Allen

Sat, Aug 10 @ 2pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Shamarr Allen

Sat, Aug 10 @ 7:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

It takes a lot to stand out as a trumpeter in New Orleans, and Shamarr Allen has earned a spot on the top tier with his rollicking blend of jazz, hip-hop, funk and—even—country music. A 1000-watt performer, Allen carries and delivers the soul of New Orleans through his horn.

Shamarr Allen wears sunglasses and a red tie.

Shamarr Allen

Sat, Aug 10 @ 7:30pm
Blues/Big Easy Stage

Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Sat, Aug 10 @ 9pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Now into their third decade, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, the three-time Grammy Award winning salsa and Latin jazz band, sets the gold standard for excellence in authentic, danceable, New York-style, hardcore salsa.With an unwavering respect for the music’s storied history, the ensemble’s 13 world-class musicians and vocalists come together to create an unparalleled musical experience.

Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Sat, Aug 10 @ 9pm
Latin Tropical Stage

Michael Davis Hip Bone Big Band

Sun, Aug 11 @ Noon
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Over his 43 year career, trombonist and composer Michael Davis, leader of Hip-Bone Big Band, has gone on five world tours with the Rolling Stones, toured and recorded extensively with Frank Sinatra, released 11 CDs as a solo artist, and appeared on over 500 CDs, television themes and motion picture soundtracks.

Michael Davis Hip-Bone Big Band

Michael Davis Hip Bone Big Band

Sun, Aug 11 @ Noon
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

Sun, Aug 11 @ 4pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage

Since its founding in 2007, Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra have grown into one of the premier large ensembles in the world, releasing three critically acclaimed albums and touring internationally. They leap between swing, Latin, and New Orleans with ease and style, educating youth and elevating New Orleans culture with their music.

Delfeayo Marsalis stands to play the trombone on stage with an orchestra.

Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

Sun, Aug 11 @ 4pm
Jay Paul Company Main Stage