The Official Website of The Brubeck Institute

Welcome to The Brubeck Institute, established in honor of legendary jazz pioneer Dave Brubeck '42, and his wife and fellow University of the Pacific alum, Iola Brubeck '45.

Established in 2000, the Brubeck Institute is home to one of the foremost jazz programs in the world, with signature offerings including the Brubeck Institute Jazz Fellowship and the Brubeck Institute Summer Jazz Colony. The Institute is also home to the Brubeck Collection, one of the largest comprehensive collections from a contemporary musician, and an invaluable resource for scholarship and research.

News and Announcements News & Events

  • 2015 Brubeck Festival

    We are excited to announce that we are moving our 2015 Brubeck Festival to the fall! We will align our Brubeck 2015 Festival activities with University of the Pacific's Homecoming Events! Stay tuned for news of headlining artists!

  • 30th International Jazz Festival of Havana with the Brubeck Institute

    Join Simon Rowe, Executive Director of the Brubeck Institute, and a small group of jazz lovers for this culturally rich and musical journey to Cuba December 13-20, 2014!