23rd Annual GCEH Jazz Festival

July 30-August 1, 2021

The festival begins with

“An Evening of Poetry”

July 29, 2021 @ 6:30 PM

Hosted by

Huggy Bear Da Poet

Friday July 30th

E.B Coleman Orchestra

Saturday July 31st

Live Jazz Performances TBA

Sunday August 1st

Jazz Service

Jazz Gospel

Artists tba

2021 GCEH Jazz Festival Essay Contest

Do you love jazz music? If so, here is your chance to let the world know! Compile your love for jazz and describe, “What jazz music means to you?” in 200 words or less. This essay is due by April 16, 2021. Send all entries to gcehjazzfestival@gmail.com. Contest is open to students ages 6-18.

  • First Prize: $100 Scholarship to The Marcus Johnson Summer Jazz Camp or School Supplies
  • Second Prize: $75 Scholarship to The Marcus Johnson Summer Jazz Camp or School Supplies
  • Third Prize: $50 Scholarship to The Marcus Johnson Summer Jazz Camp or School Supplies