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300 artists in nearly 200 concerts at the 2007 JVC Jazz Festival New York, June 17 - 30 PDF Print
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Tuesday, 24 April 2007
Ron Carter
Tickets are on sale now for the 2007 JVC Jazz Festival - New Yor, which takes place June 17 - 30 with more than 300 artists in nearly 200 concerts and events (including clubs) at 28 venues in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and reaching as far as Philadelphia.

Festival highlights include 80th birthday celebrations for Eartha Kitt and Lee Konitz ... 70th birthday festivities for Ron Carter and Nancy Wilson ... the return of soul diva Patti LaBelle and the barefoot diva Cesaria Evora ... salutes to Benny Carter, Ruby Braff, Jimmy McPartland and jazz maven Phoebe Jacobs ... a double dose of hot new talent with India.Arie and Lizz Wright ... a unique concert pairing with Branford Marsalis and Joshua Redman at The Town Hall ... and six free concerts at Macy's across New York City and Philadelphia.
The Legacy of Newport '57 Revisited: at the 2007 Newport Jazz Festival PDF Print
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Tuesday, 24 April 2007

Dianne Reeves
George Wein and The Festival Network announced today that this year's JVC Jazz Festival-Newport will begin at 8:00 pm on Friday, August 10 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame with a unique program entitled, Newport '57 Revisited: The Legacy of Ella, Billie & Basie. Performing on Centre Court will be Dianne Reeves and her band and The Count Basie Orchestra with Special Guest Nnenna Freelon.

In 1957, the Newport Jazz Festival presented several of the greatest jazz divas on successive nights, with the tape recorders rolling the whole time. Shortly thereafter came the original LP, Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday at Newport. And, when the Count Basie band walked onto the stage at Newport that same year, the very air was saturated with electricity. The nearly 8,000 fans in the audience could feel it, too-a sense of history in the making. Basie's set also went on record as the most exciting and hard-swinging performance of one extraordinary night.

Now, 50 years later, Festival Producer George Wein and Artistic Director Dan Melnick rekindle and celebrate that history by presenting the present day Basie Orchestra, led by long-time trombonist and Basie alum, Bill Hughes and two of the 21st Century's best jazz vocalists, Dianne Reeves and Nnenna Freelon. "One night this past fall, I was home listening to a reissue of one of the great 1957 recordings at Newport and then remembered there was an extensive collection of material recorded that year. It occurred to me that we should acknowledge the fiftieth anniversary of some of those sets at this year's festival," stated Melnick.

Preview: Twin Cities Summer Jazz Festival, June 22-July 1 PDF Print
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Thursday, 19 April 2007

Kenny Garrett © Andrea Canter
Mark your calendars now for the year’s biggest jazz event in the Twin Cities. The 2007 Twin Cities Jazz Festival (formerly the Hot Summer Jazz Festival) is back with a more concentrated program to be celebrated on two consecutive weekends in the heart of each of our cities. Headliners this year include Kenny Garrett, Chuchito Valdes, Barbara Morrison and Charmaine Neville, along with perennial “house” pianist John Weber and Cuban dynamo Nachito Herrera. Festival attendees will also have a chance to hear 14-year old sax/vocal prodigy Grace Kelly (no relation!) and to catch up on the career of saxophonist Alex Han, who debuted at the festival two years ago at the ripe age of 17.

Once again, Mears Park in downtown St. Paul will host the kickoff weekend, from Friday evening June 22 and much of the day on Saturday, June 23rd. The line up (thus far) at Mears Park’s Summit Brewing Stage:

  • Kenny Garrett (Friday, June 22). One of the most influential jazz artists of his generation, alto/soprano sax monster Kenny Garrett has been a major force in jazz since his first appearances with the Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis twenty years ago. Sizzling with the release of his acclaimed Beyond the Wall, Garrett is always a big draw and hot show.

Arturo Sandoval, Bebel Gilberto and Federico Aubele at the 7th JVC Jazz Festival - Miami May 17-19 PDF Print
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Wednesday, 18 April 2007
Arturo Sandoval © Andrea Canter

The seventh annual JVC Jazz Festival - Miami  takes place Thrusday, May 17 through Saturday, May 19, 2007 and will feature a diverse lineup of performers focusing on musical styles from South, Central and North America. As in years past, the 2007 JVC Jazz Festival Miami will present great music in venues throughout the Miami area, this year including the Carnival Center for the Performing Arts' Knight Concert Hall, the Van Dyke Café, The Arturo Sandoval Jazz Club and the North Beach Bandshell. This year's festival will be sure to provide something for everyone.

Saturday, May 19 at the Knight Concert Hall, The JVC Jazz Festival - Miami proudly presents Bebel Gilberto and Federico Aubele. This will be the debut performance for Brazil's Bebel Gilberto at the Hall, hot on the heels of her third CD release, Memento. Buenos Aries native, Federico Aubele, opens the night at 8pm. Tickets for this show are on sale now!
JazzWeek in Boston April 21st-29th PDF Print
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Saturday, 14 April 2007
Grace Kelly 4/37 @ Borders
From April 21 to 29, JazzBoston (/ will bring the first Jazz Week to Greater Boston in 25 years. Hundreds of musicians of all generations will perform jazz of every style in more than 40 venues throughout the Greater Boston area — from clubs, museums and churches to libraries, universities, hotels, and community centers. In recognition of the citywide nature of this celebration of the music that has made Boston a destination for artists and fans of every stripe, Mayor Thomas Menino has officially proclaimed the 8-day event “Jazz Week.”

Scheduled to tie into the Smithsonian Institution’s national observance of April as Jazz Month and culminate in a birthday tribute to Duke Ellington, born on April 29, Jazz Week is being directed and promoted by JazzBoston but produced independently by participating musicians, presenters, clubs, educational institutions, community centers, and other organizations. It is in every way the product of a collaborative effort by representatives of Boston’s entire jazz community, who have joined together to spread the word about the vital jazz scene that exists in Boston and keep it growing.
Herbie Hancock Headlines 30th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival 5/26-28 2007 PDF Print
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Friday, 13 April 2007
Herbie Hancock

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Atlanta Jazz Festival, the Office of Cultural Affairs is presenting music lovers with some of the most prominent artists in jazz over Memorial Day weekend! This year’s headliners include Herbie Hancock Quartet, Pete Escovedo Orchestra with Sheila E. and Laws Family. The talent doesn’t end there. The Atlanta Jazz Festival also features The Bad Plus, Mike Phillips, Chieli Minucci and Special EFX, Flora Purim & Airto, Charles Tolliver Big Band and many more!

Organizers recently announced an incredible line-up and new additions to this year’s festival, taking place May 26 - May 28, 2007, in Piedmont Park. During the month of May, music aficionados can celebrate 31 Days of Jazz with special events that lead up to festivities taking place over Memorial Day Weekend. Live jazz nightly at bars and nightclubs and dinner and jazz at some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants are just a few of the unique events that will take place throughout the city.
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