2700 Monroeville Blvd.
Monroeville, PA 15146

412-856-3304

19th annual

2019 Monroeville Foundation Jazz Festival
Tribune Review Community Choice Award Nomination 2021
MONROEVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL NOMINATED FOR THE 2021 BEST OF THE BEST FESTIVAL/FAIR AWARD

Saturday, September 3, 2022

2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Gates open at 1:00 p.m.

Tall Trees Amphitheatre
Monroeville Community Park West
2447 Tilbrook Rd., Monroeville, PA 15146

Presented by:

Dollar Bank
UPMC EAST

Monroeville Jazz Festival

Jazz Born in America; Alive in Monroeville.

The Monroeville Foundation is pleased to continue the tradition of the Monroeville Jazz Festival that began in 2002. That first year, the Jazz Festival was staged in the social hall of a community church in Monroeville and featured Pittsburgh’s own Joe Negri.

In 2004 the Monroeville Jazz Festival became a non-profit corporation.  Over the years, the Monroeville Jazz Festival has been proud to be able to continue to promote awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through its annual one-day free, live concert.

Mission

The Festival's mission is to showcase and celebrate Pittsburgh’s jazz legends and up-and-coming jazz greats alongside national talent. Our goal is to encourage and educate a jazz audience of all ages.

SUPPORT THE MONROEVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Monroeville Jazz Festival would not be possible without the amazing people and companies that support us. Please donate so we can keep bringing you this wonderful event.

VOLUNTEER

A lot goes into making the Monroeville Jazz Festival happen, and we couldn’t do it without the help and support of dedicated volunteers who donate their time, energy and creativity to help ensure the success of this event.

If you are interested in being a part of this event, the volunteer opportunities are numerous.  Help us to grow this important regional cultural event.

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021 VOLUNTEER PROGRAM.

Please Note: Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.

2022 Monroeville Jazz Festival Artists

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Lisa Yvonne Ferraro with Houston Person at the 2022 Monroeville Jazz Festival

Lisa Ferraro with Houston Person

6:30 p.m.

Hugo Cruz

Hugo Cruz and Caminos

2:00 p.m.

Jevon Rushton appearing at the 2022 Monroeville Jazz Festival

Jevon Rushton
with Grace Elliott

3:30 p.m.

Dr Alton Merrell appearing with Impact at the 2022 Monroeville Jazz Festival

Dr. Alton Merrell with Impact

5:00 p.m.

Performances from Past years  include: 

Max Leake | Robbie Klein | Mike Houlis | Billy Kuhn | Maria Sargent | John Shannon Trio | The Tubby Daniels Band | Steeltown Horns | Lindsey Smith | Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra | Anqwenique Wingfield | Emmet Cohen | Jevon Rushton | Yoko Suzuki Trio | Lily Abreu | Airmen of Note | Benny Benack III | Benny Benack Jr. | Donna Bailey | Chelsea Baratz |  Harold Better Quartet | Kenny Blake | Joyce Breach | Adam Brock | David Budway | Maureen Budway | Center of Life Youth Jazz Band | Etta Cox | Frank Cunnimundo Quartet | Funky Fly Project | Tony DeSare | Al Dowe Quartet | Elevations | Lisa Ferraro | Judi Figel | Firm Roots | Roger Humphries Bank | Adam James | Eric Johnson | Gene Ludwig Quartet | Rodney McCoy Band | The United States Air Force Band | The Arbor Tribe from CMU

FAQs

Is there a charge for this event?

FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING thanks to the generous support from our sponsors. Suggested $5 donation. Donations benefit The Monroeville Foundation charities including the Animal Shelter, Local Food Banks, and more.

Is there handicap parking and access?

Yes. We reserve the paved parking area to the right of the amphitheater for handicapped patrons. There is also a sidewalk ramp that allows access to the front of the stage area.

How long is the program?

This year’s festival will feature 4 well known regional and national artists: the first performance will begin at 2:30 pm and last for approximately 60 minutes. The second performance will also be 60 minutes – followed by a 30 minute intermission.

Monroeville Jazz Festival Advisory Board

Chuck Summerville

Mr. Summerville is the founder of the Monroeville Jazz Festival and served as president for 15 years.

Jim Davillas

Mr. Davillas  has served on the advisory board since inception of the jazz festival. He is also the past preseident of the Gateway Foundation.

Bill Hillgrove

Mr. Hillgrove is an on-air personality formerly of  Pittsburgh jazz station WDUQ and currently for Pittburgh jazz station WZUM.

Tom Reichner

Mr. Reichner has served on the jazz festival  advisory board for 10 years and is a strong jazz enthusiast. He was a member of the Manchester Craftsman Guild Jazz.

2022 Monroeville Jazz Festival Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

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Media Sponsors

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Photos from the 2021 Jazz Festival

Photos & Videos from the 2019 Jazz Festival

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