Vancouver's signature festival--the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival--celebrates its 25th anniversary June 25 - July 4, 2010. The Festival is pleased to announce that tickets will go on sale March 25 for Nikki Yanofsky and John Pizzarelli at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Marquee Series (July 3) and for the eight-night B.C. Honda Dealers Classic Sounds at The Centre Series (June 25 - July 2).
Fourteen-time Grammy-winning pianist Chick Corea, the 'I Believe' singing sensation from the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games, Nikki Yanofsky, Grammy winning bassist Stanley Clarke, legendary crooner/guitarist John Pizzarelli, Polish trumpet icon Tomasz Stanko, new super group James Farm featuring Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman and Eric Harland, guitar heroes John Scofield, Mike Stern, Bill Frisell, and Strunz & Farah, keyboard greats Renee Rosnes, Bill Charlap, Tord Gustavsen, Andy Milne and Hiromi, Brazilian superstar vocalist/guitarist Joyce Moreno and Canadian jazz giant and drummer Terry Clarke are among the acclaimed artists appearing at the 25th anniversary edition of the Festival.
Full Festival lineup available April 28.
Queen Elizabeth Theatre Marquee Series
June 26 GEORGE BENSON and KELLYLEE EVANS presented by B.C. Honda Dealers (already on sale)
July 3 JOHN PIZZARELLI and NIKKI YANOFSKY
B.C. Honda Dealers Classic Sounds at The Centre Series
June 25 JAMES FARM featuring JOSHUA REDMAN, AARON PARKS, MATT PENMAN, ERIC HARLAND and BILL CHARLAP & RENEE ROSNES DUO PIANO
June 26 JOSE JAMES/JEF NEVE
June 27 CHICK COREA PIANO SOLO CONCERT and TERRY CLARKE TRIO
June 28 BILL FRISELL TRIO FEATURING EYVIND KANG AND RUDY ROYSTON and NILS PETTER MOLVAER
June 29 JOHN SCOFIELD PIETY STREET BAND and MIKE STERN BAND
June 30 TOMASZ STANKO QUINTET and TORD GUSTAVSEN ENSEMBLE
July 1 STANLEY CLARKE BAND FEATURING HIROMI and ANDY MILNE & DAPP THEORY
July 2 STRUNZ & FARAH and JOYCE MORENO
The 25th annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, produced by Coastal Jazz & Blues Society, runs from June 25 - July 4, 2010. Tickets may be purchased at Ticketmaster 604.280.4444 or by calling the Coastal Jazz Box Office at 604.872.5200.