Archive for May, 2012

All those who in their daily pursuit of desire to stop and listen to the sounds of “lazy, delicious and serene music,” we invite you to a concert Smooth Jazz Night. The star of the evening will be the team SLOW, which is one of the latest revelations of Polish smooth jazz scene.

During the June concert in Firlej SLOW occurs in the composition: Slawomir Berny (drums), Thomas Grabowy (bass), Tomasz Kaczmarczyk (guitars), Leszek Szczerba (saxophones), Chris Wermiński (piano).

Thursday, June 14, 2012 8:00pm

The Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront is the venue established for the Gladys Gatlin Foundations Benefit and Suffolk Riverfront Jazz. The hotel is pleased to welcome and host the Gladys Gatlin Foundations Benefit. The proceeds from this event will assist women in the United States Armed Forces as they transition from military to civilian life. This benefit will be the first of upcoming jazz series

Schedule:

Saturday, July 28, 2012

4:00pm: Vocalist Lezlie Harrison | 5:00pm: Jeff Bradshaw | 6:30pm: Spyro Gyra |8:00pm: Brian Culbertson

Sunday, July 29, 2012

4:00pm: Soulon, Jazz, R&B Band | 5:00pm: Cindy Bradley | 6:30pm: Stanley Jordan | 8:00pm: Boney James

Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront Hotel, 100 E Constance Rd, Suffolk, Virginia 23434 (Norfolk, Chesapeake)

Get ready for the 2012 Long Beach Jazz Festival and book the date now August 10th-12th, 2012. The only Southern California Jazz Festival staged on a gorgeous grassy knoll in a beautiful Lagoon setting. Long Beach Jazz Festival features some of the top artists of the year and includes VIP seating in an incredible outdoor setting with a great selection of food, art and much more. “Jazz”, an experience you will never forget!

25th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012

Eric Darius

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2012

Jonathan Butler * Warren Hill * Maysa
Kirk Whalum
Diane Reeves
Leela James
Poncho Sanchez

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012

Keith Sweat
Larry Graham
David Sanborn & Brian Culbertson
Rick Braun & Richard Elliot
Al Williams Jazz Society
Chrisette Michelle

Further artists will be announced.

Lagoon Park, Long Beach Jazz Festival, Long Beach, California

 

Chill to the sounds of legendary smooth jazz under the stars at Town Point Park along the dramatic Downtown Norfolk Waterfront at the region’s longest running outdoor Jazz Festival.

This musical weekend features Jazz greats including Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole and Marcus Anderson appearing as Sax Pack on Friday July 20, 2012.

On Saturday July 21, Everette Harp will be heating up the main stage, followed by Peter White, Rick Braun and Gerald Albright appearing as Jazz Attack.

In addition to an impressive national lineup, the Norfolk Jazz Festival features local and regional jazz favorites.

Town Point Park, 333 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23510-3202

The Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest will quickly becoming a highly anticipated event in the Carolinas attracting festival attendees from the Southeast region. Many will come just for the music, while others enjoy the shopping and fine dining Uptown Charlotte has to offer.

Two days starting Friday June 22-23, 2012!

visit www.uptowncharlottejazzfest.com for tickets, hotels and more!

Lineup:

Friday:
Innertwyned
Pieces of a Dream
Soul of Summer featuring Jonathan Butler, Maysa, and Warren Hill

Saturday:
Joey Sommerville
Boney James
Incognito

VIP packages are available!

Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre, 1000 Seaboard St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28206

New York’s Premier Summer Jazz Series Returns…

Join us Wednesday, June 27th for the first Smooth Cruise of the summer season! For our kick-off show, we are delighted to present David Sanborn and Brian Culbertson, The Dream Tour, at 6:30pm or 9:30pm aboard the Spirit of New York.

Celebrate the Smooth Cruises’ 15th year on the Hudson, aboard The Spirit of New York, located at Pier 61, Chelsea Piers (23rd St & West Side Hwy). Experience this one-of-a-kind LIVE JAZZ concert series as you cruise down the river enjoying stellar views of the Statue of Liberty and the breathtaking Manhattan skyline.

The Smooth Cruises sell out quickly, so get your tickets today!

Be sure to join us for the first show of the season featuring David Sanborn and Brian Culbertson – The Dream Tour, on June 27, 2012!

Spirit Cruise Ship, Pier 63, Chelsea Piers, W Side Hwy, New York, NY 10011
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – 6:30 pm - Two cruises, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m.

New York’s Premier Summer Jazz Series Returns…

Join us Wednesday, July 11th for a Smooth Cruise with Phil Perry and Kim Waters at 6:30pm or 9:30pm aboard the Spirit of New York.

Celebrate the Smooth Cruises’ 15th year on the Hudson, aboard The Spirit of New York, located at Pier 61, Chelsea Piers (23rd St & West Side Hwy). Experience this one-of-a-kind LIVE JAZZ concert series as you cruise down the river enjoying stellar views of the Statue of Liberty and the breathtaking Manhattan skyline.

The Smooth Cruises sell out quickly, so get your tickets today! Catch Phil Perry and Kim Waters on Wednesday, July 11th for a super, music-filled summer night out.

Spirit Cruise Ship, Pier 63, Chelsea Piers, W Side Hwy, New York, NY 10011

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 – 6:30 pm Two cruises, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m.

The San Antonio Summer Art & Jazz Festival, also known as SAS FEST (San Antonio Summer Festival) and JAZZ FEST S. A. (Jazz Festival of San Antonio) is a free 3-day event held on the first full weekend of June. SAS FEST features 17 great jazz concerts, an Arts and Crafts Fair and delicious Texas cuisine.The San Antonio Summer Art & Jazz Festival is in its 10th year of presenting great fun and entertainment for the whole family.

SAS FEST / JAZZ FEST is host to a free art and craft work shops. These workshops are developed for young children. Although these workshops are aimed at underprivileged children, they are open to any person interested in wanting to learn about arts and crafts.

SAS FEST is host to about 25 children; from Methodist Children’s Home, 25 from St. Peter-St. Joseph Children’s Home or 25 from Roy Mass Youth Alternatives or 25 from Boysville, three great non-profit organizations that provides temporary care and housing for children who have been abandoned or abused. SAS FEST provides a special covered VIP area, dinner and a toy as a keepsake for these children.

Friday May, 25

SAS FEST Riverwalk Kick-Off Party
at the Crown Plaza Hotel & Resorts

David Villanueva & DV Jazz
San Antonio, Texas
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday May, 26

Jazz at Bella on the Riverwalk

Luvine Elias Jr.
San Antonio, Texas
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Friday, June 1

SAS FEST
College/University Night

Groove Therapy Jazz Band
323rd Army Band (Fort Sam’s Own)
San Antonio, Texas
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Jeff Lofton
Austin, Texas
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Stan Killian
Brooklyn, New York
8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

SAS FEST
Friday
Midnight Jazz Concert Party

Europa
VFW 76 on the Riverwalk
9:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored By E.J.’s Sweets

Saturday, June 2

SAS FEST
Latin Jazz Night

Regency Jazz Band
San Antonio. Texas
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

Patsy Torres
San Antonio, Texas
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Guillermo Serpas
El Salvador, San Salvador
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Dean James
Houston, Texas
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

The Brew
Austin, Texas
8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

SAS FEST
Saturday
Midnight Jazz Concert Party

TBA
10:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday June, 3

1st SAS FEST Breakfast
at the Crown Plaza Hotel & Resorts

Ken Slavin
San Antonio, Texas
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Onel Jimenez
San Antonio, Texas
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

South Texas Jazz Quartet
McAllen, Texas
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Stephen Richard
Houton, Texas
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Tom Braxton
Houston, Texas
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Michael Lington
Beverly Hills, California
Copenhagen Denmark
8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Crockett Park, 1300 N Main Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78212

The Gardena Jazz Festival is fast becoming one of the best in SoCal. Founded by Assemblyman Steve Bradford (former Gardena City Councilman) in 2003, the Festival has showcased some great jazz talent, incl Michael Franks, Hiroshima, Phil Perry, Joyce Cooling,  Jazz in Pink, Marcus Johnson, Pete Escovedo and many more.

For information about the artists visit this website. Artists will be announced soon!

Sunday, August 26, 2012 – 11:30 am

Rowley Memorial Park, 13220 S Van Ness Ave, Gardena, California 90249

The Ultimate Jazz Festival is more than a music festival. It defines education, awareness, economic development, charity and community as it strives to unify all entities of this diverse region. Jazz To Be Green is a non-profit organization that educates businesses, consumers and jazz enthusiasts about the environment. The annual event highlights a “Go Green” Fair by providing several booths that educate and bring awareness to energy efficiency, green environment and green jobs.

Jazz to be Green cares about the impact our daily activities have on this beautiful blue and green planet and its living things. They value working with people, clients and vendors, who are as passionate as they are about “Green” . They  constantly strive to be better and continuously research how they can accomplish their green goals. Proceeds from the Ultimate Jazz Festival will benefit the Lupus Foundation.

SATURDAY

Joey Sommerville
Gregg Karukas
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelics
and more TBA

SUNDAY

Paul Taylor
Tim Bowman
Kevin Toney
Sugarfoots Ohio Players
and more TBA

Guasti Regional Park, 800 N Archibald Ave, Ontario, California 91764