Trumpeter Terell Stafford is the headline artist for this year’s Mainstreet JazzFest in Murfreesboro Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7. This is the festival’s 20th year, and will present a mix of well-known local jazz artists along with local middle and high school jazz bands. The festival also features activities for children, food trucks, and festival merchandise.

Terell Stafford will conduct a clinic at Center for the Arts on 3:30 Saturday. The clinic is free and everyone is encouraged to attend.

Terell Stafford is recognized as an incredibly gifted and versatile trumpet player, who has performed with world-class jazz artists such as McCoy Tyner, Benny Golson, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Heath, The Clayton Brothers Quintet, and the list goes on and on. Stafford is Director of Jazz Studies at Temple University. He is renowned in the jazz world as an educator, performer and leader and has received countless award nominations and accolades.

Earlier in the day festival-goers will hear from several MTSU ensembles, the 129th Army Band, and local jazz favorites Annie Sellick, Marcus Finnie, and the Roland Barber Salsa Band.

Performance Schedule for Main Stage

12:00 p.m. Ethos
12:45 p.m. MTSU Jazz Ensemble #1
2:00 p.m. 129th Army Band
3:15  p.m. MTSU Jazz Faculty
4:30 p.m. Annie Sellick
5:45 p.m. Marcus Finnie
7:00 p.m. Roland Barber Salsa Band
8:15 p.m. Terell Stafford

Performance Schedule for School Jazz Bands:  Friday, May 6

6:00 p.m. Oakland High School Jazz Band
6:40 p.m. Blackman High School Jazz Band
7:20 p.m. MTCS Jazz Band
8:00 p.m. Smyrna High School Jazz Band
8:40 p.m. LaVergne High School Jazz Band
9:20 p.m. Central Magnet School Jazz Band
10:00 p.m. Siegel High School Jazz Band
10:40 p.m. Riverdale High School Jazz Band

Saturday, May 7 (Kroger Stage)

11:00 a.m. Siegel Middle School
11:30 a.m. Stewart’s Creek Middle School
12:00 p.m. Stewart’s Creek High School 1st Period Jazz Band
12:30 p.m.  Seymour High School Jazz Band
1:00 p.m. Tennessee School For the Blind
1:30 p.m. St. Rose Middle School
2:00 p.m. Rockvale Middle School
2:30 p.m. Stewart’s Creek High School 7th Period Jazz Band
3:10 p.m. Oakland Middle School
3:50 p.m. Blackman Middle School
4:30 p.m. All Ruth Co Jazz Band
5:00 p.m. Murfreesboro Symphony Jazz Ensemble
5:40 p.m. First Fruit Jazz Project
6:20 p.m.Moore Co High School Jazz Band