60th Anniversary Newport Jazz Festival Line-up Announced
George Wein Announces Line-up for 60th Anniversary Celebration of Newport Jazz Festival® August 1 – 3, 2014, Including Three Full Days of Performances by Established and Emerging Artists
Performers include Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin spirityouall, Trombone Shorty, David Sanborn & Joey DeFrancesco, Dr. John, Dave Holland, John Zorn, Robert Glasper, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Lee Konitz, Gary Burton, Gregory Porter, Ron Carter, Jon Batiste, Darcy James Argue and More
… And, Introducing THE Jazz Club, A New Festival Experience
NEWPORT, RI, January 21, 2014 – Fulfilling the mission of the Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.™, the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival®, now presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, will present three full days of music – with an entire day dedicated to emerging artists – that give an exciting look at the future of jazz, including more than 40 performances by some of the world’s finest established and emerging jazz artists, it was announced today by George Wein.
Jazz Foundation of America
A GREAT NIGHT IN HARLEM
Honoring Herbie Hancock
Friday, October 24, 8:30 PM
The Apollo Theater
253 West 125th Street, NYC
FEATURING A RARE COMBINATION
OF ALL-TIME LEGENDS AND UNKNOWN GEMS
FROM THE WORLDS OF JAZZ, BLUES, R&B AND ROCK
We will be witnessing history as Herbie Hancock receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from Quincy Jones with special guest Bruce Willis. Herbie himself will lead an all-star tribute
to our beloved trumpeter Clark Terry featuring Jimmy Heath (who’s turning 88 that night!).
New edition of the Arizona Jazz Festival is packed with soul
R&B veterans Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant, Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men, Brian McKnight, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Mint Condition, Kem, Fantasia and Jaheim join smooth jazz headliners Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Mindi Abair, Peter White, Euge Groove and more
Phoenix, Arizona (28 July 2014): Thousands of concertgoers from all over the U.S. will be dancing in the desert October 24-26, 2014 when a stellar lineup of R&B and smooth jazz artists perform at the fall version of the Arizona Jazz Festival taking place at the posh Arizona Grand Resort & Spa.
Las Vegas Jazz Festival lineup a guaranteed winner
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Cameo, Keith Sweat, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Eric Benét, Anthony Hamilton, Ledisi, Will Downing, Brian Culbertson, Euge Groove and more will put the soul into the September 19-21, 2014 music festival.
Phoenix, Arizona (24 June 2014): Since the roots of jazz are in rhythm and blues, it should be no surprise that a stellar cast of Grammy-winning and chart-topping R&B and funk artists have been booked to perform at the Las Vegas Jazz Festival slated for September 19-21, 2014 outdoors on the spacious grounds of the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa.