Brubeck Institute

Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony goes international
7/10/14

Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony goes international

High school jazz musicians from the United Kingdom and Australia will join American counterparts in the Sierra Nevada to hone their skills through rigorous musical instruction and perform two public concerts during the 2014 Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony more

New website, new CD and new fellow at Brubeck Institute
5/27/14

New website, new CD and new fellow at Brubeck Institute

The jazz institute recently launched a new website, formally released a new CD and announced that a new Brubeck Fellow would be joining the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet in the fall more

University of the Pacific student jazz quintet again named best college group
5/5/14

University of the Pacific student jazz quintet again named best college group

DownBeat magazine named the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet the best in the category that covers undergraduate college jazz groups more

Brubeck Institute receives endowed scholarship gift
4/21/14

Brubeck Institute receives endowed scholarship gift

A Dave and Iola Brubeck contemporary has given University of the Pacific a $500,000 gift for an endowed scholarship. more

4/8/14

Watch Brubeck Festival in New York City online

Jazz lovers around the world will be able to watch online as 2014 Brubeck Festival: Coast to Coast continues its run in New York City more

Brubeck Festival Is Here - Something for Everyone
3/20/14

Brubeck Festival Is Here - Something for Everyone

In addition to blockbuster concerts, the 2014 festival includes a free family day "Jazz on the Green" on Saturday, a free symposium on jazz education with Al Jarreau and Terri Lyne Carrington and nightly sessions at Jazz at the Brew more

Pacific Mourns the Passing of Iola Whitlock Brubeck
3/12/14

Pacific Mourns the Passing of Iola Whitlock Brubeck

Iola Brubeck, widow and lifelong collaborator of jazz great Dave Brubeck, died earlier this month at her home in Connecticut. The couple met at College of the Pacific. She graduated in 1945; he graduated in 1942. more

Jarreau, Brubeck Fellows recall Dave Brubeck’s influence
12/6/13

Jarreau, Brubeck Fellows recall Dave Brubeck’s influence

Tributes for jazz great Dave Brubeck '42 continue to come in from around the world. Here are just a few who knew him and were influenced by his music and the way he lived his life. more

Tributes continue year after University of the Pacific alumnus Dave Brubeck’s death
12/2/13

Tributes continue year after University of the Pacific alumnus Dave Brubeck’s death

The legacy of University of the Pacific alumnus and jazz legend Dave Brubeck lives on in his music, his record on social justice and in the programs supported by the University's Brubeck Institute more