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The New Mexico Jazz Festival is a collaborative project of the Outpost Performance Space, the Lensic, Santa Fe's Performing Arts Center, and the Santa Fe Jazz Foundation, all 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations. The two-week Festival takes place each year in the latter part of July and features local as well as world-renowned artists and jazz masters while bringing together the two major New Mexico cities- Albuquerque and Santa Fe.



7/11   Doug Lawrence New Organ Quartet (Outpost/ABQ)
7/12   New Mexico Jazz Latino Orchestra w. Frankie Vasquez  (ABQ Museum Amphitheater/ABQ, presented in partnership with the New Mexico Jazz Workshop)
7/13   New Mexico Jazz Festival on Civic Plaza featuring Marcia Ball + Leyla McCalla and hONEyhoUSe
7/18   John Lewis Project Youth Clinics (South Broadway Cultural Center/ABQ )
7/18   Cha Wa (Outpost)
7/19   John Lewis Portrait Dedication & Reception (by Invitation Only) (John Lewis Theater, South Broadway Cultural Center/ABQ )
7/19   Annual John Lewis Celebration: Aaron Diehl Quartet with Warren Wolf (John Lewis Theater, South Broadway Cultural Center/ABQ
7/20  Route 66 Summerfest—New Mexico Jazz Festival Stage: Horace Alexander Young presents Nat King Cole@100 featuring Tracey Whitney; Paul       Gonzales Quintet; George Schuller’s Circle Wide; Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra featuring Hillary Smith (Nob Hill Shopping Center/ABQ)
7/21   Inpost Artspace Reception: Edgar Sorrells-Adewale
7/21   Film Screening & Discussion: The Modern Jazz Quartet: From Residency to Legacy by George Schuller (Outpost/ABQ)
7/21   Edmar Castaneda (National Hispanic Cultural Center/ABQ (presented in partnership with NHCC Domingos en Arte)
7/25   Dafnis Prieto’s Proverb Trio (Outpost/ABQ)
7/28   Joey Alexander Trio (African American Performing Arts Center/ABQ)