Presenting our first

Regional JENerations Jazz Festival

New Jersey

Saturday – June 2, 2018

12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Directors and groups will experience the benefits of the JENerations Jazz Festival that is held as part of our annual JEN conference.

Directed by Julius Tolentino (saxophonist, Director)

Hosted by Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, in partnership with the Jazz Education Network (JEN), and Newark Academy

Photo by René Huemer

an amazing opportunity for High School Jazz Bands and Jazz Combos


GRAMMY-Winning Trombonist

Groups will work with Robin Eubanks along with the following world class musicians in clinics in a non-competitive festival format:

Mason Gross faculty

 Ralph Bowen (saxophone), Kenny Davis (bass), Vic Juris (guitar), Joe Mosello (trumpet), and Marc Stasio (piano)

  • Bands will receive their own separate clinic, as well as other group clinics throughout the day.
  • Directors will have the opportunity to attend special hands-on sessions for professional development.
  • The festival concludes with a star-studded concert featuring guest-teaching artists.
  • Festival participation includes a JEN membership for music directors and their students, which allows free access to charts, student scholarship opportunities, grants, and much more!

Don’t miss this end-of-the-year opportunity!

Show off your band at its best and have a learning experience at the end of the season. 

Working with world class musicians in a non-competitive festival format that supports our mission to advance jazz education.

Date & time

June 2, 2018
12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Rutgers University – Mason Gross School of the Arts
Douglass Campus
Nicholas Music Center
85 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Non-JEN members: $200 registration (includes a JEN membership!)

JEN members: $116

Individual auditor fee: $30

Non-participant concert tickets: $15

More information:

Julius Tolentino, Festival Director, [email protected]


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