New for 2017! Festival organizers have partnered with the Telluride Academy and Caleb Chapman's Soundhouse to introduce a new, week-long music education and outdoor adventure academy for students on July 31 – August 4, 2017. The Telluride Jazz Adventure Academy provides students the opportunity to learn new skills, collaborate with peers, perform on stage during the Festival and adventure outdoors at the height of summer in the stunning San Juan Mountains.
The Telluride Jazz Festival returns for its 41st year on August 4-6, 2017 with a fresh look to usher in a new era for the Festival in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. The Telluride Society for Jazz, the non-profit student education arm of the Festival, has selected SBG Productions to produce the event moving forward. SBG Productions, the organization behind Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, Durango Blues Train and the 2016 Neil Young concerts in Telluride, brings 24 years of event experience to the future of the Telluride Jazz Festival.