For forty years, the Wichita Jazz Festival has been dedicated to fostering great jazz in Wichita and raising the next generation of Kansas jazz musicians. Our monthly concerts and annual festival bring in some of the greatest living names in the jazz world, and our education programs put young players in contact with professional musicians to continue America's musical tradition in our home town. To learn more about supporting the Wichita Jazz Festival, click here.
The Bebop Brigade is a group of special supporters who have personally contributed $100 or more to the Wichita Jazz Festival. The efforts of these individuals is crucial in keeping the Wichita Jazz Festival a growing enterprise that brings world-class jazz to Wichita on a regular basis and fosters the upbringing of Wichita's next generation of jazz musicians.
If you’re interested in joining the Bebop Brigade and helping make jazz a permanent part of Wichita, you can donate through PayPal with the links provided below.
Please note, your contribution is tax-deductible!
If you're uncomfortable donating online, you can contact Geoffrey Deibel at 316-978-6273 or make a check out to Wichita Jazz Festival Inc. and mail it in.
This April 23-24, the Wichita Jazz Festival will be featuring a festival centered around the jazz musicians of Kansas. Our guest artists this year include young piano star Addison Frei, Kansas City saxophone heavyweight Matt Otto and quartet, and on our Friday Invitational Concert, the People’s Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City. We are happy to welcome some of the best jazz musicians around and showcase the proud history of Jazz in Kansas.
We are also expanding WJF activities to include regular weekly concert evenings around the Wichita area, and other featured concerts throughout the year. There are both concert events and educational activities available to both listeners, players, and students of jazz.
Check out our events page for what's happening this week and beyond in Wichita!
Thank you as always for your continued support!