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New Contemporary Jazz Cruise To Launch In 2017 With Performances By The World's Top Artists

New Contemporary Jazz Cruise To Launch In 2017 With Performances By The World's Top Artists

Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC (ECP), the world leader in live entertainment at sea, announces the debut of The Contemporary Jazz Cruise, a luxury full-ship charter featuring a lineup of the greatest jazz artists in contemporary music. With more than 40 Grammy Awards between them, this incredible assembly of superstars will come together for one unprecedented week ...

Jazz this week: Big Sam's Funky Nation, Louis Armstrong Festival, and more

Jazz this week: Big Sam's Funky Nation, Louis Armstrong Festival, and more

This weekend's calendar of jazz and creative music in St. Louis has a bit of a New Orleans flavor, with two of that city's favorite working bands playing gigs here, plus two nights of a locally produced tribute to one of the essential New Orleans musicians, Louis Armstrong. Let's go to the highlights... Thursday, August 11 ...

Brooklyn Jazz Underground Presents The 10th Annual BJU Festival @ Smalls & Shapeshifter Lab!

Brooklyn Jazz Underground Presents The 10th Annual BJU Festival @ Smalls & Shapeshifter Lab!

BROOKLYN JAZZ UNDERGROUND Presents
The 10th Annual Brooklyn Jazz Underground Festival
@ Smalls & Shapeshifter on August 17 & 18! The Brooklyn Jazz Underground is an association of independent artists with a shared commitment to creativity and community. Through cooperative efforts, the BJU aims to build a greater awareness of original music ...

Third Annual Charlie Parker Celebration - August 18 through August 27 - in Kansas City

Third Annual Charlie Parker Celebration - August 18 through August 27 - in Kansas City

The Celebration of “Bird" in Kansas City Continues KC Jazz Clubs, American Jazz Museum, 18th & Vine Jazz District, Lincoln Cemetery (Parker gravesite) and other historical KC locations. The 3rd Annual Kansas City Charlie Parker Celebration (CPC) will again explore and recognize the legacy of one the most influential saxophonists and jazz icons to ever perform. ...

Jazz this week: St. Louis Cabaret Festival, Houston Person & Montez Coleman, New Orleans Jazz Vipers, and more

Jazz this week: St. Louis Cabaret Festival, Houston Person & Montez Coleman, New Orleans Jazz Vipers, and more

As your humble StLJN editor this week has been both swamped with paying-gig-type work and plagued by various equipment malfunctions, and this post is already late, this intro will be both mercifully brief and without embellishment. Here are some of the more noteworthy jazz and creative music performances happening in and around St. Louis over the ...

92Y Jazz In July Festival 2016 Season: July 19-28

92Y Jazz In July Festival 2016 Season: July 19-28

Bill Charlap, Artistic Director. Featuring: Harry Allen, Gene Bertoncini, Anat Cohen, Freddy Cole, Jimmy Greene, Jon Gordon, Dick Hyman, Jon-Erik Kellso, Jeremy Pelt, Ken Peplowski, Houston Person, Renee Rosnes, Carol Sloane, Rossano Sportiello, Warren Vaché, Steve Wilson and More Single Tickets from $52 / Age 35 and Under- $25
212.415.5500 92Y’s 32nd annual Jazz ...

Acclaimed Lori Bell Quartet To Showcase At 23rd Annual Jazz In The Pines Festival

Acclaimed Lori Bell Quartet To Showcase At 23rd Annual Jazz In The Pines Festival

Presented by Idyllwild Arts Foundation, 2-Day Festival Takes Place in Idyllwild, CA, Located in the San Jacinto Mountains Lori Bell Quartet Includes Virtuoso Flutist Lori Bell, Pianist Bill Cunliffe, Bassist Katie Thiroux & Drummer Matt Witek Scheduled for 90-minute Main Stage Performance on Sunday August 21 (2:30-4:00pm) Other Fest Performers Include Diane Schuur, Ernie Watts, Graham ...

"Oh Canada" Series To Debut At Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival--Concerts Featuring Nine Canadian Jazz Groups Being Filmed For National Broadcast On PBS Stations In U.S. -- Nine-Day Festival Is June 24 - July 2

"Oh Canada" Series To Debut At Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival--Concerts Featuring Nine Canadian Jazz Groups Being Filmed For National Broadcast On PBS Stations In U.S. -- Nine-Day Festival Is June 24 - July 2

The 15th Anniversary edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) will feature a new and third international series at this year's nine-day festival, held June 24-July 2. The inaugural “Oh Canada" Series, presented by The Canada Council For The Arts, will feature nine leading jazz artists and groups from Canada including Quinn Bachand's Brishen, ...

Nine-Day Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday June 24

Nine-Day Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday June 24

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival returns to Rochester for its 15th anniversary edition June 24-July 2 with nine days of amazing creative improvised music from around the world. The 2016 Festival will present more than 1500 artists in 325+ shows at 19 venues in three series- the Club Pass series with 235 shows, Headliner Series with ...

DC Jazz Festival Announces Lineup for Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC

DC Jazz Festival Announces Lineup for  Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) is thrilled to announce the schedule for Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC. Jazz in the ‘Hoods is a vital component of the DC JazzFest (June 10-19) that spotlights the District as a vibrant cultural capital, and brings jazz to all four quadrants and eight Wards of the nation’s ...


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