2020 Roswell Jazz Festival Special Events

Due to the pandemic, there was too much uncertainty to allow us to present live, face-to-face concerts last fall.   Keep checking back here for 2021 events.   Some of 2020's online events are still available online, so please check below.

The events below are still available online.

"Louis Armstrong Story" by Jim Shearer

A recording of this free event has been posted to 


All the material presented in this event is offered for "Educational Purposes Only!"

"Duke Ellington Story" by Jim Shearer

Here is the trailer for Jim's FREE presentation:



A recording of this event has been posted to :


All the material presented in this event is offered for "Educational Purposes Only!"

"Hillary Smith and Chris Dracup Play the Blues" sponsored by Xcel Energy

This event is available here:


We thank you for being a Fan of the Festival and for your past, present, and future commitment to our goal of bringing world-class jazz to Southeastern New Mexico. We could not do it without you!

If you wish to financially support the Festival this year, we will happily accept your donation.  Your gift will be applied to next year's Festival or to whatever alternate events we stage this year. We are a 501 (c) 3, thus your gift is tax deductible.

Save the dates for our 15th Annual Roswell Jazz Festival scheduled for October 13th-17th, 2021!


Hear a jazz track!

Cornet Chop Suey - Dr. Jim Shearer and the 2nd Line Survivors
00:00 / 00:00




400 W 3rd St


New Mexico, 88201



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