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three days.

Two countries.

One world of

Musical artistry.

The San Diego Tijuana International Jazz Festival (SDTJ Jazz) arrives October 4–6, 2024.

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EscondidoCalifornia Center for the ArtsOctober 4, 2024

Tickets on sale June 15
Tijuana Jazz & Blues Festival
October 5, 2024
San DiegoQuartyardOctober 6, 2024

Fresh. Fiery.

For all.

Celebrate the musical richness of our region with internationally acclaimed performers as they light up stages on both sides of the border.


Everyone is invited.
We’re working to make SDTJ Jazz accessible for the whole community!

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Featured artists

Confirmed as of 4/1/24

Cindy Blackman Santana

Celebrated jazz fusion artist and bandleader, drummer and wife of Carlos Santana

Magos Herrera “Aire”

Leading jazz vocalist from Mexico City with her jazz quartet plus San Diego’s Hausmann string quartet

Gilbert Castellanos Sextet

All-star ensemble featuring Gerald Clayton playing music of Chano Pozo, Dizzy Gillespie, and others

Nortec Collective

Internationally-celebrated electronica artists with world premiere of tribute to Jelly Roll Morton in Tijuana

Young Lions Jazz Conservatory + Instituto Contemporáneo de Música de Baja California

Collaboration by student jazz musicians from San Diego and Ensenada

Iván Trujillo Ensemble

Leading jazz trumpeter/composer from Ensenada


Additional announcements coming soon

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