Annual Jazz Party | June 2-4, 2022
305 E 5th St, Odessa, TX 79761
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The oldest party in the world! Hear 20 of the world's greatest jazz musicians over 3 days!
West Texas Jazz Party FAQs
The 2022 West Texas Jazz Party will be held June 2 - 4 in Odessa, TX.
The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, June 2: 7:00 - 11:00 pm Concert in Devonian Ballroom
Friday, June 3: 8:00 - 10:00 pm Concert in the Ector Theater (attached to the hotel)
Saturday, June 4: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Brunch concert in Devonian Ballroom (food service from 11 am to 1 pm, meals available for purchase, and included in Patron Pass tickets)
Saturday, June 4: 7:00 - 11:00 pm Closing Concert in Devonian Ballroom
The 2022 Jazz Party (our 56th one!) will be held at the Odessa Marriott Hotel & Convention Center located at 305 E.5th St. In Odessa, TX. The June 2nd and 4th performances are paid ticket events and will be in the ballroom of the Marriott. The Friday evening, June 3rd, performance will take place in the beautifully renovated Ector Theatre attached to the Convention Center (This one performance is FREE to the general public. Patrons of the jazz party will enjoy special reserved seating for this concert!)
Tickets for the paid performances (June 2 and ) are as follows:
Patron Tickets (Admission to all events) $200 USD ea.
Individual tickets (for each paid performance). $25 USD ea.
Teacher Tickets (for each paid performance). $15 USD ea.
Students All performances Free with student ID
These world-famous jazz players are scheduled to attend with more to come!
Jon-Erik Kellso – Trumpet
Randy Sandke – Trumpet
Russ Phillips – Trombone
Bill Allred – Trombone
Dan Barrett- Trombone
Will Anderson – Reeds
Peter Anderson – Reeds
Harry Allen – Tenor Sax
Nate Najar – Guitar
Daniela Soledade – Vocal
Rebecca Kilgore – Vocal
Frank Tate – Bass
Richard Simon – Bass
Charlie Silva – Bass
Johnny Varro – Piano
Rossano Sportiello – Piano
Brian Piper – Piano
Chuck Redd – Drums/Vibes
Ricky Malichi – Drums
Kevin Kanner – Drums
Absolutely! The Marriott will have full bars and a food menu that will allow to order your favorite snack during the performance so you don’t miss a minute of music. The performance at the Ector Theatre on Friday night will have beverages and limited snacks for your enjoyment.
Everyone is invited to attend and wear whatever suits your taste in clothes. You’ll see suit jackets, jeans and boots, ladies in their finest, and families in casual clothes. All are welcome to enjoy the show!
Absolutely! Rooms are just $129 per night. By clicking the link below marked "Food Voucher Package" you can include a $30 voucher for use in the hotel restaurant.
This rate of $149 plus tax includes one $30 restaurant voucher per night that can be redeemed at any time during your stay. It does not cover the purchase of alcohol.
It’s easy. Use the ticket link on this website. Click here to go there now.
All parking for the Jazz Party is FREE. The Odessa Marriott has a multilevel the parking garage where you may park and there is some parking on the the street around the venue.
You can take pictures, although there is no flash photography is permitted during the performances. Due to contractual obligations, the recording of any performance (audio or video) is strictly prohibited.
You bet! In fact, they will be happy to autograph your program and, if you’re lucky, you might even have several of them sit at your table between sets! The atmosphere is open and friendly...conversations and photos between sets are highly encouraged.
Yes, all of our events are held in handicap-accessible venues. If you’d like assistance, notify a member of staff and we will be more than happy to help!
4 REASONS TO ATTEND THE JAZZ PARTY
You LOVE Jazz music and you didn’t even know it! Throughout each performance, you’ll be surprised at how many songs are played that you know and love. Jazz is America’s Original Music Form and the players will have you convinced that you’re a Jazz fan after all!
Prove to all your friends that “there’s plenty of great things to do in
Odessa”! Odessa’s Jazz Party in famous for its longevity and calibre of
musicians that love to come and perform for you.
You will be front and center experiencing some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians. Our visiting artists have performed in clubs and cabarets throughout the United States and worldwide. Many have appeared on The Tonight Show, with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, backing Tony Bennett and more. It will be a top-notch performance in the magnificent Odessa Marriott and Ector Theatre!
By attending the West Texas Jazz Society’s Jazz Part, you will be part of
longest-running Jazz Party in the United States! Where else can you go
and play a part in the history of Odessa?