John Clayton Jazz

The 29th Annual Vail Jazz Party ~ August 31 – September 4, 2023

The grand finale of both the Vail Jazz Festival and the beautiful Colorado summer season, the Vail Jazz Party features a jam-packed lineup with several headliners that join together to play in group performances, multi-artist jam sessions, and inspiring tributes to jazz legends. The Party is hosted by the Vail Jazz Faculty Sextet, featuring John Clayton, Dick Oatts, Terell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Cunliffe, and Lewis Nash. Now in it’s 29th year, the Vail Jazz Party has cemented its reputation as the premier Labor Day weekend event!

Vail Jazz is thrilled to announce that some of the biggest names in jazz have been secured to perform at the 29th Annual Vail Jazz Party, happening this Labor Day weekend! The Vail Jazz Party is the only way to see these incredible musicians all play alongside one another.