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Jazz in the Garden

Great music, gorgeous gardens and a perfect place for families and friends to gather over picnics. The concerts, began in 2010 as a way to extend the parish’s commitment to building community through music, are free to all.

The summer season begins on May 31 and continues on alternate Fridays through August 23. Bring a picnic, lawn chairs and blankets and get ready to be blown away by some of the best music to be found in the city -- new, old, tried and true you don't want miss a single one! Concerts move indoors in case of rain. We're grateful to our sponsors who -- with you -- make this possible!

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  • May 31, 2019 Tony Exum, Jr.
    7:00 pm
    Corner of Monument and North Tejon

    Join us for some of the best smooth jazz in Colorado Springs or anywhere as we kick off our season with the incomparable Tony Exum, Jr. Exum’s smile and sense of humor effortlessly connects him with his audience. He exudes the unique chemistry of passionately seductive soul, flirtatious solos reminiscent of old school R&B.

  • June 14, 2019 Wayne Wilkinson Trio
    7:00 pm
    Corner of Monument and North Tejon

    Guitar virtuoso Wayne Wilkinson leads his trio on a journey ranging from straight ahead standards to original compositions. The trio, with Andy Burtschi on bass and Todd Williams on drums, is sure to delight.

  • June 28, 2019 Little London Belles
    7:00 pm
    Corner of Monument and North Tejon

    If you like tight vocal harmonies and classic rhythms, you'll love the Little London Belles, a 1940s-style ladies trio who are the hit of Colorado Springs. After performances at festivals and venues throughout the city, the Belles bring a boogie woogie sensibility to your favorite jazz venue.

  • July 12, 2019 Geoff Cleveland and the Sporadicals
    7:00 pm
    Corner of Monument and North Tejon

    Jazz in the Garden is proud to introduce keyboardist Geoff Cleveland and his Sporadicals. Cleveland, joined by guitarist David Musante, bassist Marc Neihof and Randy Bowen on drums, will take you on a roller coaster ride through the melodies and rhythms of modern jazz.

  • July 26, 2019 Hennessy 6
    7:00 pm
    Corner of Monument and North Tejon

    Sean Hennessy, a protégé of jazz legend Wynton Marsalis, has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center and across the country, exhibiting beautiful heartfelt melodies, light jesting humor and spirited and touching jazz. His most recent recording, The Road Less Traveled, features the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony.

  • August 9, 2019 Air Force Academy Falconaires
    7:00 pm
    Corner of Monument and North Tejon

    The Air Force Academy Band’s Falconaires specialize in the best of traditional and contemporary big band jazz. The Falconaires will get your feet moving as they play everything from classics to the newest arrangements.

  • August 23, 2019 Moses Jones Quartet
    7:00 pm
    Corner of Monument and North Tejon

    The quartet’s song list includes many smooth jazz hits, originals and classic songs done in their original style. Bring your dancing shoes and enjoy the energy and trademark elegance of "Little Moses" and his ensemble.