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38th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal - Jazz by Venue

38th Festival International de Jazz de Montréal - Jazz by Venue

With 150 indoor concerts, 14 themed series presented in 11 concert venues, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal once again proves it is THE musical rendezvous of the summer! The 38th edition of the Festival, presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto from June 28 to July 8, reveals hos wonderfully the ...

Jazz this week: Chesterfield Jazz Festival, "Ballad of Atlantis," Denise Thimes, and more

Jazz this week: Chesterfield Jazz Festival, "Ballad of Atlantis," Denise Thimes, and more

For the first official week of summer, the calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features some noteworthy free outdoor concerts; shows paying tribute to a jazz guitar giant and some old-school soul/funk favorites; and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, June 21 Though there's no live music at Jazz at the ...

World Premiere Of Larry Coryell’s Last Opera in Kaluga, Russia

World Premiere Of Larry Coryell’s Last Opera in Kaluga, Russia

The 20th international World Of Guitar music festival took place on May 22-26, 2017 in Kaluga, Russia. This year, at the festival’s opening, Larry Coryell’s last opera, based on Leo Tolstoy's novel Anna Karenina was presented. The world premiere was dedicated to Larry Coryell, the “godfather of fusion," who passed away in New York in February. ...

10th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival To Be Held Across Two Sundays In Brooklyn’s Urban Meadow, June 11 & 18 From 1-6 PM

10th Annual Red Hook Jazz Festival To Be Held Across Two Sundays In Brooklyn’s Urban Meadow, June 11 & 18 From 1-6 PM

“The Red Hook Jazz Festival exists contentedly on the margins, like its namesake neighborhood and much of the music on its bill…The mood in the audience was neighborly, with a higher ratio of small children to youngish adults than I’ve seen at any musical event not expressly pitched as a kids’ show.” —Nate Chinen, New York ...

92Y Jazz In July Festival Announces 2017 Season - Bill Charlap, Artistic Director

92Y Jazz In July Festival Announces 2017 Season - Bill Charlap, Artistic Director

Featuring: Carl Allen, Walter Blanding, Aaron Diehl, Jon Faddis, Benny Golson, Jon Gordon, Jimmy Heath, Dick Hyman, Ingrid Jensen, Roger Kellaway, Brian Lynch, Harold Mabern, Dennis Mackrel, Jane Monheit, Jeremy Pelt, Ken Peplowski, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Gary Smulyan, Sandy Stewart, Warren Vaché Subscriptions and Single Tickets on Sale Now
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Less Than 3 Weeks To The Start Of The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 16th Edition - June 23 - July 1

Less Than 3 Weeks To The Start Of The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival 16th Edition - June 23 - July 1

The nine-day Xerox Rochester International Festival (XRIJF) 16th Edition returns to Rochester starting June 23 through July 1 presenting more than 1500 artists from around the world in 320+ shows at 19 indoor and outdoor venues. Free shows on 5 outdoor stages One of the nation's largest jazz festivals, XRIJF draws more than 200,000 people from ...

Jazz this week: Antonio Hart, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Norah Jones, St. Louis Piano Festival, and more

Jazz this week: Antonio Hart, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Norah Jones, St. Louis Piano Festival, and more

With spring winding down and summer just ahead, this week's calendar of jazz and creative music is a bit back-loaded, with several of the more noteworthy musicians visiting our town scheduled to perform early next week rather than over the weekend. Fortunately, St. Louis' local musicians and singers also have a few things planned between now ...

1st Annual LuluFest, Presented By Peggy Stern In Austin, TX June 3, Features Women-Led Bands

1st Annual LuluFest, Presented By Peggy Stern In Austin, TX June 3, Features Women-Led Bands

Pianist/composer Peggy Stern is passionate about creating opportunities for women bandleaders to present their music. In 2004, she founded the Wall Street Jazz Festival, which was held for 12 consecutive years in Kingston, New York, for exactly that purpose. After relocating to Austin, Texas in the spring of 2013, Stern was inspired to continue the festival’s ...

Riverview Jazz Festival, June 3-10, 2017

Riverview Jazz Festival, June 3-10, 2017

Relax and enjoy spectacular views of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline at Jersey City’s family-friendly festivals. Catch free outdoor performances by world-famous musicians, plus children’s activities, food trucks, beer gardens, art exhibitions, vendors, and more. The fifth annual Riverview Jazz Festival is back and bigger than ever, with two free all-day concerts in Jersey City, ...

Oh, have times changed in Newport

Oh, have times changed in Newport

There was a time after the first phase of the Newport Jazz Festival (1954-1971), that jazz pretty much was a dirty word in Newport. The city, known as a playground for the super-rich, was a Navy town transitioning into a tourist mecca. The jazz festival lost its luster after 1969 and 1971 riots by beer-swilling rowdies ...


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