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Lloyd-Hussain-Lage Trio to Perform Special Show Live from Healdsburg—Saturday, September 26, 7PM PT

Lloyd-Hussain-Lage Trio to Perform Special Show Live from Healdsburg—Saturday, September 26, 7PM PT

On Saturday, September 26, Healdsburg Jazz presents the world premiere of Charles Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Julian Lage playing together as a trio for the first time, to be streamed live around the world. Each musician will be driving to the intimate wine country town in Northern California for this extraordinary real-time live show. Saxophonist/flautist Charles is heading up from Santa Barbara, tabla-master Zakir from Marin County, and guitarist Julian all the way from Nashville, Tenn. The group will play ...

Christian McBride, John Clayton Highlight Virtual Tri-C JazzFest

Christian McBride, John Clayton Highlight Virtual Tri-C JazzFest

Two of the jazz world’s preeminent bassists—Christian McBride and John Clayton—will share stories via live chats during the virtual edition of the 41st annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland, presented by KeyBank. Each Grammy Award winner highlights a night of music during the three-day online event Friday, Aug. 21, to Sunday, Aug. 23. Listen for McBride on the festival’s first day; Clayton is set to call in Saturday, Aug. 22. The free virtual festival begins at 7 p.m. each night and will ...

Tri-C JazzFest Announces Lineup for 2020 Virtual Festival

Tri-C JazzFest Announces Lineup for 2020 Virtual Festival

Tri-C JazzFest The best of Northeast Ohio’s jazz talent will be livestreamed over two summer nights in a virtual edition of the 41st annual Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland, presented by KeyBank. More than a dozen acts in a lineup announced today promise to keep the music pumping during this free event Friday, Aug. 21 and Saturday, Aug. 22. The performances will begin 7 p.m. each night and run approximately 90 minutes on various online platforms. The virtual festival will feature pre-recorded ...

19th Edition CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Postponed To June 18-26, 2021

19th Edition CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Postponed To June 18-26, 2021

Marc Iacona and John Nugent, producers of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, announced today that the festival‘s nine-day 19th edition, first rescheduled from June 19 – June 27 to October 2 – 10, 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, will be postponed to June 18 – 26, 2021. “This is the decision we didn’t want to make,” said Iacona and Nugent. “We held out hope for as long as possible even as most major festivals and ...

Festival International De Jazz De Montréal  reveals All-Star Line Up For The Special All Digital Edition

Festival International De Jazz De Montréal  reveals All-Star Line Up For The Special All Digital Edition

The Festival  International de Jazz de Montréal  presented by  TD Bank Group  in collaboration with  Rio Tinto and with the support of our public partners is thrilled to announce an exciting and varied line up of artists who will perform unique sets that fans can watch from the comfort of their homes. From June 27th to 30th, 2020,  the  Festival  International de Jazz de Montréal  presents  a  special edition of the  Festival on the Festival’s Facebook Page.   For lineup visit ...

CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Rescheduled For Oct 2-10, 2020

CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival Rescheduled For Oct 2-10, 2020

Marc Iacona and John Nugent, producers of the CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival, provided an update today on the status of planning for a rescheduled festival, which is proceeding as previously announced. In a message of hope, Nugent and Iacona said, “Rather than giving up during this time of uncertainty, we are continuing to take a hopeful course and are forging ahead to the best of our ability to reschedule our 19th Edition festival for October 2 to 10, 2020.” ...

The Bebop Channel Issues Stock Grants To Official Selections Amid Worldwide Festival Cancellations

The Bebop Channel Issues Stock Grants To Official Selections Amid Worldwide Festival Cancellations

Many up-and-coming filmmakers' dreams for success have been crushed indefinitely due to the COVID- 19 pandemic. As pointed out in Shirley Li's piece in The Atlantic entitled The Pandemic Is Hitting One Part of Hollywood Especially Hard, film festivals around the world—arguably the most important life-line for new filmmakers—have been cancelled. One festival has given over 750 of these young and up-and-coming filmmakers from over 85 countries something positive in the face of the crisis. In a move that is ...

Montreux Jazz Festival 2020 Cancelled

"This year's Montreux Jazz Festival, which was set to take place from July 3 to 18, has been cancelled" announced Press Officer Marc Zendrini. Montreux Jazz Festival has regretfully announced that this year's event, which was due to be held between July 3—18th 2020, will not take place. The program planned for this summer will be partly carried over to next year's Festival, which will take place from July 2—17 2021. The Swiss Federal Council announced that it would be ...


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