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34th Annual Telluride Jazz Celebration...It's More Than Jazz

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Truly extraordinary moments tend to happen when high-altitude, great attitude and breathtaking mountain beauty mix with great jazz from all the genres.

August 6-8, 2010
Telluride Colorado

Telluride Jazz Celebration (TJC) has consistently earned national and international favor for featuring the best in classic, mainstream, blues, African and Latin jazz music, and this year will be no exception.

In addition to the 2010 featured artists, there will be additional TJC events like wine tastings, yoga and jazz brunches. And the exceptionally beautiful Telluride region offers a wealth of outdoor activities including golfing, jeeping, hiking, camping, kayaking, fly fishing and simply taking it all in while relaxing. Don't forget the great restaurants, shopping on historic main street, and the views from the gondola.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5
Opening Patron Party: Hosted by The Peaks Resort & Spa (Exclusive presenting Lodging Sponsor)
6:00- 7:30 pm Patron/Artist/Sponsor Opening Party in Honor of Toshiko Akiyoshi
Music by Telluride Student All-Stars Jazz Ensemble [for Patrons]
8:00- 8:45 pm Hazel Miller Band

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6
Toshiko Akiyoshi Town Park Stage
12:30 pm Gates Open
1:00 pm Crescent Super Band w/special guest Lew Tabackin
2:35 pm Bob Montgomery--Al Hermann Sextet
4:00 pm Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks
5:40 pm Chuchito Valdes Afro Cuban Jazz Ensemble
7:15-8:30 pm Diane Reeves

Raynier Free Stage at Elks' Park
12:00-1:00 pm Live Performance
1:30-2:30 pm Blue Orbit
3:00-4:00 pm Ki-'ne-tik
4:30-5:30 pm Josh Quinlan Quartet Jazz After Dark [purchase tickets]
Chuchito Valdes Afro-Cuban Ensemble Sheridan Opera House 9:30 pm $20
Raul Midn Nugget Theater 9:30 pm $20
Charlie Hunter The Llama 10:00 pm (2 sets) $20
Hazel Miller Band Fly Me to the Moon 10:00 pm (2 sets) $15 vBob Montgomery-Al Hermann Sextet The Peaks Resort & Spa 9:00-10:00 pm Free

SATURDAY, AUGUST 7
Toshiko Akiyoshi Town Park Stage
11:00 am Gates Open
12:00 pm Telluride Student All Stars Jazz Ensemble
12:50 pm Hazel Miller Band
2:00 pm Toshiko Akiyoshi -Lew Tabackin Quartet
3:10 pm Dr. Lonnie Smith
4:20 pm Toshiko Akiyoshi w/ Crescent Super Band
5:40 pm Raul Midn
7:00 pm Stanley Clark Band featuring Hiromi

Wilkinson Public Library
1:30-2:30 pm “Free Jazz Project" Artists in the Library w/ Artist TBA. Free
Raynier Free Stage at Elks' Park
8:30am-1:30pm Climb to Conquer Cancer Event Fundraiser w/ Silent Auction Live
Music and walk to Bear Creek
2:00-3:00 pm Josh Quinlan Quartet
Colorado Ave. (Main Street)
8:45- 9:30 PM Chico Jazz X Press Bourbon St. Band
Elinoff Gallery
8:00-10:00 pm Patron/Artist/Sponsor Opening Party
Champagne Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres
Original Festival Painting by Marco “Special Auction" and Live Music Jazz After Dark
[purchase tickets]
Dr. Lonnie Smith Sheridan Opera House 9:30 pm $20
Jackie Ryan Nugget Theater 9:30 pm $20
Charlie Hunter The Llama 10:00 pm (2 sets) $20
Eric Krasno & Chapter 2 feat. Adam Deitch and Nigel Hall. Fly Me to the Moon 10:00 pm (2 sets) $20
TBA The Peaks Resort & Spa 9:00-10:00 pm Free

SUNDAY, AUGUST 8
11 am Gates Open
11:30 Gospel Hummingbirds
1:00 Dmitri Matheny Group
2:20 Chico State Jazz XPress
3:40 Larry Coryell Trio w/special guest Karl Denson “Chris Bou Tribute"
5:10 Jackie Ryan
6:20 Charlie Hunter
7:30 The Greyboy Allstars

Raynier Free Stage at Elks' Park
10:00-10:30 am Telluride Student All Stars Jazz Ensemble
10:30-11:30 am Panel Discussion w/ “Guest of Honor" Toshiko Akiyoshi and others
hosted by tba12:15-2:00 pm “Free Jazz Project" Fiesta in the Park w/ TBA Free
2:30-3:40 pm Crescent Super Band
Opera House Conference Room
Closing Night VIP Patron's Party featuring Josh Quinlan Quartet Sheridan 9:00-11:00 pm (patrons only)

Jazz After Dark [purchase tickets]
Raul Midn Nugget Theater 10:30 pm (No Passes) $25
Eric Krasno & Chapter 2 feat. Adam Deitch and Nigel Hall. Sheridan Opera House
11:00 pm (No Passes) $25

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