Ventura Music Festival

Student Jazz Competition

Angelo Velasquez, 2017 Student Jazz Winner Blake Kasting, 2016 Student Jazz Winner  

Sunday, March 18th at 2:00pm

Squashed Grapes, 2351 E. Main Street, Ventura

Free and open to the public

Judges will award cash prizes to three of Southern California’s best high school jazz musicians. Come hear them play, backed up by local jazz trio Coda.

SPECIAL SEATING NOTE: Squashed Grapes is a small jazz club. Their seating capacity is 60 max with standing room for another 15. You want to arrive early to assure seating.

Donations to the Young Artists Fund are always gratefully accepted.


For more information, email:, or call Lacey at (805) 648-3146.