The 7th Annual Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival | July 9th – 11th, 2010

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2010 Temecula Valley International
Exclusive Summer Concerts featuring Poncho Sanchez, Trini Lopez, Freda
Payne, Herb Jeffries, Brian Auger, David Arkenstone, Arthur Rand &
the Ink Spots, Ray Brown, Jr., and much more, in Honor of Ella

TEMECULA, Calif., May
 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — July 9,
10 and 11, 2010, the 7th annual Temecula Valley
International Jazz Festival
, located in the Southern California
Wine Country City of Temecula, has announced a change of venue from Main
St. in Old Town, to the new Home of the Chuck
Memorial Jazz Library and the Temecula Valley Cultural Arts
& Music Center at 27455 Tierra Alta Way. This year’s festival is in
honor of the “first lady of song,” Ella
.  Tributes to Ella include performances by Herb Jeffries,
Freda Payne,
Arthur Rand
& the Ink Spots
, Ray Brown Jr.,
and Keith Droste
, with one of Canada‘s finest
bassists, Rene’ Worst.
Headlining the 2010 Festival is GRAMMY Award winner Poncho Sanchez.
More than anything, Sanchez is a storyteller. As the leader of the most
popular Latin jazz group in the world today, it’s his congas and
seasoned ensemble that do the talking. Other performances during the
Festival include international singing star Trini Lopez,
Brian Auger’s
Oblivion Express
, 3-time GRAMMY nominee David
, Coryell Auger
Sample Trio
, Patricia Talem
from Brazil and more.  

Recently voted one of
the Best City events, this year’s TVIJ Festival
promises to bring this annual event to a whole new level by celebrating
the life and influence of Jazz Great Ella Fitzgerald. Friday, July 9th, the Opening Night Dinner &
Concert tickets are $100. Saturday, July 10th, is the main event!  General
Admission is $35. Box Seats for $65 also include dinner and drink tickets.
Platinum VIP/ BackStage Pass tickets at $120
include special backstage access along with a table, drinks and dinner
during the Saturday night concert. July 11th,
which is Sunday’s Youth Jazz Festival, is Free Admission. Proceeds
benefit Musicians Workshop Non-Profit Youth Education programs.
Sponsorship opportunities with branding and on-site exposure are
available. Tickets are available online at
or by calling Jon or Jane Laskin at
(951) 678-2517.  

Temecula Valley International Jazz Festival

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