PLEASANTON -- The 39th annual Campana Jazz Festival drew big crowds to Amador Valley High School on Saturday.

Bands and combos from 24 Bay Area middle and high schools turned out to compete at the daylong jazz festival.

Music fans were able to watch competitions among performers in six different divisions at many different venues throughout the day at the school, and to come together for an end-of-the-day performance and the awards ceremony.

Performers came from Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Fremont, Brentwood, Oakland, Concord, San Mateo and San Jose.

-- Kelly Gust, Staff

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Foothill High School Jazz Ensemble member Andy Francis plays a solo on the saxophone during a performance at the 39th Annual Campana Jazz Festival held at
Foothill High School Jazz Ensemble member Andy Francis plays a solo on the saxophone during a performance at the 39th Annual Campana Jazz Festival held at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. The festival featured 36 middle and high school ensembles from Bay Area schools from Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Fremont, Brentwood, Oakland, Concord, San Mateo and San Jose. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)


Pleasanton Middle School Jazz Combo drummer Austin Kim, 14, plays during a performance at the 39th Annual Campana Jazz Festival held at Amador Valley High
Pleasanton Middle School Jazz Combo drummer Austin Kim, 14, plays during a performance at the 39th Annual Campana Jazz Festival held at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Kim was later awarded an outstanding musician medal for his drumming. The festival featured 36 middle and high school ensembles from Bay Area schools from Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Fremont, Brentwood, Oakland, Concord, San Mateo and San Jose. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)