2024 Jazz Party

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58th Annual Jazz Party | May 30 - June 1, 2024

305 E 5th St, Odessa, TX 79761


Click Here for tickets! The oldest party in the world! Hear 19 of the world's greatest jazz musicians over 2 days!

Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center for 159 USD per night

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West Texas Jazz Party FAQs

The 2024 West Texas Jazz Party will be held May 30 - June 1 in Odessa, TX.

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, May 30: 6:00 pm VIP Reception for Patrons and Musicians

7:00 - 11:00 pm Concert in Devonian Ballroom featuring Wally Minko and friends in a night of Ballroom Dancing! 

Friday, May 31: 7:00 - 11:00 pm Concert in the Devonian Ballroom

Saturday, June 1: 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 1: 7:00 - 11:00 pm Closing Concert in Devonian Ballroom

The 2024 Jazz Party (our 58th one!) will be held at the Odessa Marriott Hotel & Convention Center located at 305 E.5th St. In Odessa, TX. 

Tickets for the performances (May 30 through June 1) are as follows:

Patron Tickets (Admission to all events) $200 USD ea.

Individual tickets (for each paid performance). $40 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
Danny Tobias – Trumpet
Dan Barrett – Trombone
John Allred – Trombone 
Harvey Tibbs – Trombone
Peter Anderson – Reeds
Terry Myers – Saxophone
Nate Najar – Guitar
Daniela Soledade – Vocal
Frank Tate – Bass
Richard Simon – Bass
Charlie Silva – Bass
Johnny Varro – Piano
Brian Piper – Piano
Ted Rosenthal – 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. 

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 $159 per night. By clicking the link below marked "Food Voucher Package" you can include a $30 voucher for use in the hotel restaurant.

Book your group rate for Room Only - West Texas Jazz Party

This rate of $165 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.

Book your group rate for Food Voucher Package - West Texas Jazz Party

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!


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 is famous for its longevity and caliber 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!

By attending the West Texas Jazz Society’s Jazz Party, 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?