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Jazz this week: Poncho Sanchez; Cooper-Moore, Abrams & Drake; Glendale Jazz Festival; Willie Akins Jazz Festival; and more

Jazz this week: Poncho Sanchez; Cooper-Moore, Abrams & Drake; Glendale Jazz Festival; Willie Akins Jazz Festival; and more

The busy Memorial Day weekend schedule of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes the return of a leading light of Latin jazz; an all-star assembly of creative improvisors; a benefit raising funds for scholarships in the name of the late St. Louis saxophonist Willie Akins, and more. Let's go the highlights.... Wednesday, May ...

The London Saxophone Festival Set for May 21-27, 2018

The London Saxophone Festival Set for May 21-27, 2018

May 2018 sees the launch of the inaugural London Saxophone Festival, a celebration of all things sax, taking place at a range of venues and event spaces across the capital. This week-long series of events will involve performances from world class musicians, educational workshops, film and exhibitions. The festival will feature some boundary breaking players at ...

39th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal: Indoor program

39th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal: Indoor program

As the 39th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal approaches, the entire city gets ready to plunge back into summer... And not just any old summer: a season of music in the street, major festive, friendly gatherings in the heart of downtown Montréal, wonderful discoveries and essential rendezvous! In other words, Summer the ...

The 39th Edition Of Montreal's International Jazz Fest starts on June 28th

The 39th Edition Of Montreal's International Jazz Fest starts on June 28th

June 28th of 2018 marks the start of the 39th Montreal International Jazz Festival. Recognized as the world's largest jazz festival by the Guinness Book, this 10-day event brings together an international roster of artists that encompass genres beyond jazz. The over 150 performances take place in 16 indoor and outdoor venues in and around downtown ...

Marshall University And The Nu Jazz Agency Announce The Launch Of The Huntington International Jazz Festival In Huntington, West Virginia

Marshall University And The Nu Jazz Agency Announce The Launch Of The  Huntington International Jazz Festival In Huntington, West Virginia

Marshall University, a leading institution of higher education in West Virginia and the Nu Jazz Agency, announced the dates for the long-awaited Huntington International Jazz Festival to be held in Huntington, West Virginia from June 19-23, 2018. This 5-day Event comprises a multitude of community activities for young and old, from Jazz aficionados to music, art, ...

The 25th Istanbul Jazz Festival: June 26 to July 17, 2018

The 25th Istanbul Jazz Festival:  June 26 to July 17, 2018

Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Garanti Bank, the Istanbul Jazz Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2018. The festival will once again host leading names and new discoveries from the world of jazz, as well as the stars of contemporary music between 26 June and 17 July 2018. ...

Basie Summer Jazz Fest 2018 Set For June 2-3 In Red Bank, NJ

Basie Summer Jazz Fest 2018 Set For June 2-3 In Red Bank, NJ

The historic Count Basie Theatre, the state’s top-selling performing arts theater and the namesake of jazz great William J. “Count” Basie, has announced its second-ever Basie Summer Jazz Fest, starring Michael Franks, Lee Ritenour + Dave Grusin, Bob James Trio and Lizz Wright on Saturday, June 2, plus Snarky Puppy, Esperanza Spalding and Moonchild on Sunday, ...

2018 Ballard Jazz Festival in Seattle

2018 Ballard Jazz Festival in Seattle

The Ballard Jazz Festival returns with its 16th edition, May 16-19, in Seattle's historic Ballard neighborhood. Clarence Penn & Penn Station, a New York ensemble that includes pianist Geoffrey Keezer, saxophonist Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, and bassist Yasushi Nakamura, will headline the festival's Mainstage Concert. Swedish trumpeter Oskar Stenmark will open the concert, which in turn celebrates the ...

35th Edition Of Jazz Em Agosto - John Zorn Special Edition

35th Edition Of Jazz Em Agosto - John Zorn Special Edition

Jazz em Agosto celebrates its 35th edition this year with a program entitled “John Zorn Special Edition”, for 10 days, from 27 July to 5 August, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. For the first time in the festival’s history, the entire program of Jazz em Agosto is organised around a single musician, the North- American John ...

Jazz this week: Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, The Sunset Stomp, "Bach and Jazz," and more

Jazz this week: Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, The Sunset Stomp, "Bach and Jazz," and more

It's a big week for big bands in St. Louis, as the calendar of upcoming jazz and creative music events in St. Louis features a couple of famed large ensembles as headliners of the annual Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival. There's also a retrospective of the Harlem Renaissance and a look at how Johann Sebastian Bach ...