• Trio Da Paz

    September 25 & 26*, 2016

    *Boise State University Jazz Residency Events

  • Jeff Hamilton Trio

    December 4 & 5*, 2016

    *Boise State University Jazz Residency Events

  • Rene Marie Quartet

    February 24* & 25, 2017

    *Boise State University Jazz Residency Events

  • Gerald Clayton Quartet

    April 30 & May 1*, 2017

    *Boise State University Jazz Residency Events

  • Christian McBride Quartet

    June 14, 2017

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2016-17 Featured Artists

Trio da Paz


For Donato


Samba Triste

The Jeff Hamilton Trio

Too Marvelous for Words


Bye Ya

Ain't That a Peach

Rene Marie Quartet

C'est si bon

Joy of Jazz


Let's Do It

Gerald Clayton Quartet

If I Were a Bell

Sun Glimpse

Snake Bite

All the Things You Are

Christian McBride Quartet


Down By the Riverside


Fried Pics

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Contact Info

Mike Samball, Executive Director
Boise State Dept of Music web page:
Phone: 208 426-3498

About Our Organization

Mission Statement:
The Boise Jazz Society is a Boise, Idaho—Boise State University community-engagement partnership, in support of jazz performance, jazz education, and the promotion of jazz as a living, American art form.

The Boise Jazz Society Goals:
• raising awareness of jazz as an American art form
• promoting live jazz performance in Boise
• presenting a world-class jazz concerts in an authentic, jazz-club environment
• enhancing educational opportunities through a series of jazz lectures, workshops, and residencies
• disseminating information on activities and developments in the world of jazz today

Tax-Deductible Private and Corporate Contributions to Support the Boise Jazz Society's Mission and Goals are greatly appreciated.

The Boise Jazz Society Advisory Board
John Barnet
President, Wally Smith
Secretary, John Barnet
Treasurer, Jim Guyton
Promotion Chair, Mark Fisher
Production Chair, Kerry Lindorfer
Executive Director, Mike Samball
At Large Board Members:
Kelly Cross
Alex Noppe
Sandon Mayhew
Chuck Smith
Anni Wall

Mailing Address

Mike Samball
Boise Jazz Society
Boise State Dept. of Music
1910 University Drive
Boise, Idaho 83725

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