The Third Puerto Vallarta Jazz Festival, to take place February 14 - 17, will feature free jazz concerts by five award-winning school groups with featured professional soloists. The groups are from the United States and will perform a variety of jazz styles, from pop to Latin. Guest soloists include Ruben Álvarez, a Chicago-based professional conga player, and Tom Koster, former keyboardist with Stantana. The event is sponsored by the school groups and American Classic Tours/Festivals, the Sister Cities of Puerto Vallarta/Highland Park, the Mexico Tourism, Vallarta Tours, Jazz Education Network, and the city of Puerto Vallarta.

A performance schedule follows. For more informatin, please contact Mary Jo Papich

Friday, February 14

Saturday, February 15