Jazz Fest 2023: A photo recap of the 57th festival
A storied collaboration between UW-Eau Claire and Eau Claire Jazz Inc. pulled off another massively successful event in April as Eau Claire Jazz Fest 2023 took over the campus and downtown Eau Claire, filling halls, streets and venues with music.
Blugold alumnus and high-fidelity sound expert back in Eau Claire after 35 years
UW-Eau Claire graduate Allen Perkins spent an interesting California-based career designing and building award-winning sound systems for high-end music tech listeners, "audiophiles,” as he calls them. Now he’s back in Eau Claire and enjoying the return.
Eau Claire Jazz Festival returns April 22-23
The cornerstone event of the UW-Eau Claire jazz studies program was strictly virtual for the last two years, but the Eau Claire Jazz Festival returns April 22-23 in full force to campus and Barstow Street.
Sixth annual Gatsby’s Gala a festive party focused on local music, mission
The Chippewa Valley’s can’t-miss event of the season, Gatsby's Gala, comes roaring back Nov. 8 with a renewed focus on celebrating musicians with local roots and supporting excellence in jazz education. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in Davies Center.
Margaret and Jack O'Farrell Director of Jazz Award established through donor support
Through a significant gift in support of the UW-Eau Claire jazz program, the Margaret and Jack O'Farrell Director of Jazz Award has been established and awarded to Bob Baca, professor of music and director of jazz.