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2007 Telluride Jazz Celebration Schedule Update / 10% Discount for Tickets Bought Online Through July 15

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The schedule of events including concert times and venues for the 2007 Telluride Jazz Celebration (TJC) from August 2-5 has been finalized with theexception of a few free outdoor concerts for which the artists appearing remain to be announced.

In addition, tickets bought online at the event's websitewww.telluridejazz.org will be discounted10%through July 15. To receive the discount enter Offer CodeNWLR,then click “Recalculate" and complete purchase.

Tickets range from Single Day passes at $50, to a 3-Day Park Pass at $125 to a Weekend All-Access Pass at $165 to patron passes at $675.

Tickets are also availableby calling 970.728.7009. Lodging and travel services are available through Telluride's Official Central Reservation office at www.telluride,comor by calling 1.888.353.5473.

Guitarist John Scofield has been named this year's guest of honor andwill appear with Trio Beyond featuring drummer Jack DeJohnette & keyboardist Larry Goldings and with keyboardist John Medeski & drummer Adam Deitch.As a tribute, the TJC renamed its main stage “The John Scofield Stage" for the duration of the event. Other artists scheduled to appear as headliners at the 2007 TJC include: guitarist Bill Frisell; organist Dr. Lonnie Smith; trumpeters Roy Hargrove and Arturo Sandoval; trombonist Steve Turre; Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings; vocalists Giacomo Gates and Roberta Gambarini; bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding; Bola Abimbola; Tradiciones; and the Marco Benevento Trio.

The 2007 TJC is the 31st edition of the festival to take place in Telluride, a National Historic Landmark District located at an elevation of 8,750 feet in a box canyon in the San Juan Mountains in SW Colorado. Founded in 1878 as a mining community,Telluridehas evolved into a world-class ski and golf resort offering superb conditions for summer, fall and winter outdoor recreational activities as well as a calendar of world class cultural events.

Since 1977, the TJC has annually presented an all-star line-up of world-renowned artists in concert and proudly represents the art form of jazz in Telluride's eclectic annual cultural calendar that also includes festivals devoted to Bluegrass,Mountain Film, Blues & Brews, Chamber Music,Wineand a world-renowned International Film Festival.The TJC is presented by No Wasted Notes along with the Raynier Institute & Foundation, Mountain Village Owners Association and US Bank of Telluride among other sponsors.

31st ANNUAL TELLURIDE JAZZ CELEBRATION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY - AUGUST 3

WILKINSON PUBLIC LIBRARY - Free
11:00-12:00 pm “Free Jazz Project" Kids Interactive Concert w/ Tradiciones

RAYNIER FREE STAGE AT ELKS PARK - Free
12:00-1:00 pm Live Performance -Artist TBA
1:30-2:30 pm Telluride Student All Star Jazz Ensemble
3:00-4:00 pm Live Performance- Artist TBA
4:30-5:30 pm Live Performance- Artist TBA


JOHN SCOFIELD TOWN PARK STAGE - Tickets $50
2:30 pm Opening Ceremonies
2:30-3:30 pm Bola Abimbola
3:55-4:55 pm Dr. Lonnie Smith w/ Peter Bernstein
5:20-6:40 pm John Scofield, John Medeski & Adam Deitch
7:10-8:30 pm Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings


JAZZ AFTER DARK
Sheridan Opera House - Hosted by Black Bear Trading Co.
10:30 pm Esperanza Spalding Trio Tickets - $25
Telluride Conference Center
10:00 pm Bola Abimbola Tickets - $15
Michael D. Palm Theater
10:00 pm Roy Hargrove Quintet Tickets - $25

FLY ME TO THE MOON
11:00 pm - 2 Sets Dr. Lonnie Smith w/ Peter Bernstein Tickets - $15 / Set

LAS MONTANAS
11:30 pm Giacomo Gates w/ Eric Gunnison Trio Tickets - $15

SATURDAY - AUGUST 4

TELLURIDE CONFERENCE CENTER
10:00 am-12:00 pm Brunch w/ live concert by Tradiciones Tickets - $15

CLINICS AT THE AH HA SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
10:00-11:00 am Adam Deitch percussion clinic Tickets - $65
11:15-12:15 pm Vocal Clinic w/ Giacomo Gates Tickets - $65

WILKINSON PUBLIC LIBRARY - Free
1:30-2:30 pm “Free Jazz Project" Artists in the Library w/ Bola Abimbola

RAYNIER FREE STAGE AT ELKS PARK - Free
10:00-10:45 am Live Performance- Artist TBA
11:00-12:00 pmPanel Discussion w/ John Scofield, Joel Chriss, Mitchell Feldman, Paul Machado and others TBA
12:30-1:30 pm Live Performance -Artist TBA
2:00-3:00 pm Live Performance- Artist TBA


JOHN SCOFIELD TOWN PARK STAGE - Tickets $50
12:00-12:55 pm Telluride Student All Stars Jazz Ensemble
1:15-2:15 pm Tradiciones
2:40-3:40 pm Esperanza Spalding Trio
4:05-5:05 pm Giacomo Gates w/Eric Gunnison Trio
5:30-6:40 pm Roy Hargrove Quintet
7:10-8:30 pm Trio Beyond - John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Larry Goldings

JAZZ AFTER DARK
Sheridan Opera House - Hosted by Azadi Fine Rugs
9:30 pm An Evening with Roberta Gambarini Tickets - $25
11:30 pm Steve Turre Quintet Tickets - $25 Telluride Conference Center
10:00 pm Marco Benevento Trio w/ Reed Mathis & Matt ChamberlainTickets - $15
Michael D. Palm Theater 10:00 pm Bill Frisell Trio $20

FLY ME TO THE MOON
11:00 pm - 2 Sets Dr. Lonnie Smith w/ Peter Bernstein Tickets - $15 / Set

LAS MONTANAS
11:30 pm Tradiciones Tickets - $15

SUNDAY - AUGUST 5

CLINICS AT THE AH HA SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
10:00-11:00 amBola Abimbola: West African Song and Percussion Workshop Tickets - $65

RAYNIER FREE STAGE AT ELKS PARK - Free
10:00-10:45 am Telluride Student All Stars
11:00-12:00 pm Live performance - Artist TBA
12:15-2:00 pm Free Jazz Project - Fiesta in the Park w/ Tradiciones
2:30-3:30 pm Live Performance- Artist TBA

<^p>JOHN SCOFIELD TOWN PARK STAGE - Tickets $50
12:10-1:20 pm Roberta Gambarini w/ Eric Gunnison Trio
1:50-3:00 pm Steve Turre Quintet
3:20-4:30 pm Bill Frisell Trio
5:30-7:00 pm Arturo Sandoval


All artists, programs and times subject to change.

TICKET INFORMATION - www.telluridejazz.orgor 970.728.7009
Single Day Passes:Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday: (Advance sales limited to 1,500 tickets) - $50

3-Day Park Passes: (Advanced sales limited to 500 tickets) - $125

Weekend All-Access Pass: (Advanced sales limited to 500) - $165 Entry to Town Park Stage and participating night venues, on a 1st-come 1st-served basis after 1st Priority Patrons, Sponsors and Artists are seated.

Patron Pass:$675 First Priority entry to all participating Night Venues and events, special stage-side seating at Town Park, and food and beverage catering at Town Park in the Patron Pavilion. In addition, patrons are invited to opening and closing parties and special sponsored events throughout the weekend.

2007 TELLURIDE JAZZ CELEBRATION LINE-UP

Guest of Honor - JOHN SCOFIELD
John Scofield is one of the most prolific, progressive and influential guitarists and composers of our time. In honor of his long-time friendship with the TJC, this year's main stage will be named “The John Scofield Stage". He will performing in the following contexts:

Trio Beyond- John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette & Larry Goldings - A powerhouse trio featuringMiles Davis alumnus DeJohnette, Downbeat Magazine Readers Poll 2006 “Drummer of the Year," Scofield and the talented Goldings on keyboards - released sensational CD “Saudades" on ECM in 2006.

Scofield, Medeski & Deitch:Scofield teams up with organist John Medeski (the Indirecto CD “Out Louder" by Scofield and Medeski, Martin & Wood was a top jazz CD of 2006 & 2007) and drummer Adam Deitch.

Other Headliners:

Bill Frisell Trio:Downbeat Magazine Readers Poll 2006 Guitarist of the Year

Roy Hargrove Quintet:One of the most prolific, groundbreaking, colorful and virtuoso trumpeters in jazz, Roy has consistently been at the top all international polls and won 2 Grammy Awards.

Arturo Sandoval: world-renowned trumpeter; Cuba's 'Best Instrumentalist' 1982-1990, founding member of illustrious Cuban band Irakere, 4 Grammy's, 6 Billboard Awards and an Emmy.

Dr. Lonnie Smith w/ Peter Bernstein:Master of the B3 organ for over half a century!

Steve Turre Quintet: Downbeat Readers Poll 2006 Trombonist of the Year; Conch Shell master.

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings:Soul Sister #1 and her powerhouse 9-piece funk-R&B band.

Giacomo Gates w/ The Eric Gunnison Trio- “A master at singing inventive bebop lines and lyrics." -SF Chronicle;"...a jazz troubadour, worldly wise and grand master of scat and vocalese." - Hartford Courant

Roberta Gambarini w/ The Eric Gunnison Trio - Nominee for Best Jazz Vocal CD of 2006; “...a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Carmen McRae."-- Boston Globe

Esperanza Spalding Trio:Sensational Bassist/Vocalist; youngest faculty member in history of the Berklee College of Music.



The Telluride Jazz Celebration is Sponsored By: No Wasted Notes; Raynier Institute & Foundation; Mountain Village Owners Association; US Bank of Telluride; CCAASE;The Telluride Foundation; Colorado Council on the Arts; National Endowment for the Arts; Finlandia; Kendall-Jackson; Alpine Lodging & Real Estate; Jazz Times Magazine; Resort Quest Telluride; Ice House-Camel's Garden Hotels; Montrose DailyPress; Dworbell, Inc.;Just for Kids Foundation; Mitchell Feldman Associates

This story appears courtesy of MFA - Mitchell Feldman Associates.
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