Bill Evans Jazz Festival

The 17th Annual Bill Evans Jazz Festival will be the biggest and most exciting to date. The festival pays homage to jazz legend and alumnus Bill Evans. Evans was a seven-time Grammy Award winner and 1950 Southeastern Graduate and is considered the most influential jazz pianist of his generation.

BEJF Advance Ticket Purchace Form

BEJF Registration Form

 Bill Evans Poster


The 2018 Bill Evans Jazz Festival is sponsored by:

 Lafargue Pianos


Tangi Meats


NorthOaks Health System


2018 Bill Evans Jazz Festival Guest Artist Mary Fettig

 Mary FettigSaxophonist/flutist Mary Fettig has recorded and toured with such greats as Stan Kenton, Marian McPartland, Tito Puente, Flora Purim and Airto, playing jazz festivals throughout the world, including Concord, Monterey, Playboy, Chicago, Detroit, Buffalo, Mary Lou Williams at the Kennedy Center, Montreaux, Borneo and North Sea.

She has many studio credits in film, television, video games and radio. In San Francisco she played 25 different Broadway shows in the pit orchestras as a woodwind doubler and regularly performs with the San Francisco Symphony.

Mary’s own recordings include “In Good Company”, “Relativity”, and her newest release, “Brazilian Footprints”.

She has recently retired from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music faculty.

Mary Fettig recordings as a leader:

  • Brazilian Footprints, F Major Records
  • In Good Company, Concord Jazz
  • Relativity, Lau Lau Records


Other recordings:

  • Charlie Wilson, You Are
  • Ray Brown's Great Big Band, Kayak
  • Mark Levine, Off and On (Latin-Grammy nominated)
  • Stan Kenton, 7.5 on the Richter Scale, Creative World
  • Marian Mc Partland, At the Festival, Concord Jazz
  • Marian McPartland, Windows, Concord Jazz
  • Tito Puente, Goza mi Timbal, Concord Pecante
  • Tito Puente, Un Poco Loco, Concord Pecante
  • Flora Purim, Queen of the Night, Sound Wave
  • Flora Purim and Airto, The Magicians, Concord Crossover
  • Marcos Silva and Intersection, Here We Go, Concord Crossover
  • Marcos Silva and Intersection, White and Black, Concord Crossover
  • Charles Brown, So Goes Love, Verve
  • Nnenna Freelon, Blueprint of a Lady, Concord
  • Ray Brown’s Great Big Band, Impressions of Point Lobos, Brown Cats
  • Dave Eshelman, Deep Voices, Sea Breeze
  • Dave Eshelman, When Dreams Come True, Sea Breeze
  • Dave Eshelman, Milagro's Journey, Sea Breeze
  • Dave Eshelman and the San Jose Jazz Big Band, Temperature Rising, San Jose Jazz Society
  • Dave Eshelman, The Jazz Garden, Sea Breeze
  • Ray Obiedo, Perfect Crime, Windham Hill Records
  • Kit Walker, Fire in the Lake, Windham Hill Records
  • Wayne Wallace, Dedication, Patois Records
  • John Williams conducts John Williams, The Star Wars Trilogy, CBS
  • Richard Bob Greene, Low? Bottom? Me?, Vocoloco
  • Sandy Cressman, Homenagem Brasileira, Challenge Records
  • Margie Adam, Another Place, Pleides Records
  • Margie Adam, Avalon, Pleides Records
  • Alive, City Life, Alive Records
  • Dana Bauer, In My Own Voice
  • Dan Bugeleisen, West Coast Alternative, Corridor Records
  • Christy Dana, Merry-Go-Round
  • Ferron, Shadows on a Dime, Lucy Records
  • Sheilah Glover, Power of the Soul, Cloud 9 Music
  • Linda Guerrero, At Last, Mape
  • Philippe Kahn, Walkin’ on the Moon, Pacific High Productions
  • Philippe Kahn, Pacific High, Pacific High Productions
  • Denine Monet, Lady Bird, Shotzi Records
  • Stephanie Ozer, O Comeco, Media Z
  • Patrick Palomo, Alupang Sunset, Monarch Records
  • Patrick Palomo, Piti Village, Monarch Records
  • San Francisco’s Theater and Cabaret Stars, Christmas by the Bay, Sterling Performances
  • Rigo Star, Got the Feeling, IMA Records
  • Mike Vax Big Band, I Remember You, Master Communications Group
  • Paul Yonemura, Somewhere Above the Clouds, PYLone Wolf Records
  • Paul Yonemura, Coming Back Home, Noh EscapeRecords 


Movie Sound tracks:

  • Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
  • Ratatouille
  • Inspector Gadget
  • One Fine Day
  • Mars Attacks
  • Soapdish
  • Walker
  • Sim City 2000
  • Sim City 3000
  • The Sims Online
  • The Sims House Party
  • The Sims Deluxe Edition
  • The Godfather 2 video game
  • Tony Bennett DVD
  • Here Comes Garfield
  • Garfield specials and cartoons
  • Snoopy specials and cartoon soundtracks