Princeton Jazz Festival 

April 12 & 13, 2019

Featuring Guest Artist


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Showered with awards and recognition for his live and recorded vocal performances, Brian Duprey's voice is the closest you'll ever hear to Frank Sinatra in his prime.  This Broadway Series actor had his big break on Fox TV's hit reality show "Performing As," where he won the top prize by portraying his idol, Frank Sinatra. - From

As part of the 2019 Princeton Jazz Festival, Brian Duprey will be performing all your Frank Sinatra hits with the Princeton Studio Band.  Performances will be Friday evening following the Middle School performances, a Saturday Matinee at 1:30pm featuring only Studio Vocals and Studio Band with Brian Duprey, and Saturday night after the high school performances.  We hope you can make it!


PHS Jazz band playing music


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About the Princeton Jazz Festival

The 2019 Princeton Jazz Festival will be held in the Princeton High School Performing Arts Center on April 12th and 13th.  This two day event will feature a middle school competition on Friday, April 12th and a high school competition on Saturday, April 13th.  In addition to leading education clinics for all festival participants, our guest artist will perform both evenings with the award winning Princeton Studio Band!

The Princeton Jazz Festival is held every spring at Princeton High School and always features an outstanding guest artist/clinician.  The festival is the largest educational jazz festival in the State of New Jersey and includes performances from over 700 middle school and high school jazz musicians annually.

This year is the 12th Annual Princeton Jazz Festival, which will feature over 600 student musicians. 

Participating Bands - 2019


Middle Schools 

Friday, April 12th, 2019

4:30 PM - Clinic 
5:30 PM - Princeton Jazz Ensemble
6:00 PM - John Witherspoon 7th Grade Jazz Band
6:20 PM - Crossroads South Jazz Ensemble
6:40 PM - Cranbury School
7:00 PM - Crossroads North Jazz Ensemble
7:20 PM - Grice Middle School
7:40 PM - Crossroads South Jazz Band
8:00 PM - John Witherspoon 8th Grade Jazz Band
8:20 PM - Crossroads North Jazz Band
8:40 PM - Princeton Studio Vocals
9:00 PM - Princeton Studio Band with 
               "Frank Sinatra" (Brian Duprey)
10:00 PM - Awards

High Schools

Saturday, April 13th, 2019

5:00 PM - Clinic 
6:00 PM - Princeton Tiger Band
6:15 PM - Princeton Nassau Band 1
6:35 PM - Princeton Nassau Band 2
6:55 PM - Princeton Jazz Ensemble
7:15 PM - Princeton Studio Vocals
7:40 PM - Burlington Township High School
8:05 PM - Pennsbury High School
8:30 PM - Holmdel High School
8:55 PM - Princeton Studio Band with
               "Frank Sinatra" (Brian Duprey)
10:10 PM - Awards



Advertising in the Program Book 

To help support the Princeton High School Band Program and the 2019 Princeton Jazz Festival, Ads in the Jazz Festival Program are available for purchase.  Please complete our advertising form.



Payment for Jazz Festival Ads may be submitted by check payable to "PHS Band Parents Association" or via the PayPal option below.
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