Jazz On The Green Yuma, blending art, contemporary, Latin, smooth, and traditional Jazz, in one of Arizona’s greatest little cities, which has more to offer than meets the eye. Though small, it brings thousands of visitors from all over the world each year to enjoy not only the beautiful weather, but its great museums, parks, and other great amenities.
And this year there will be a little something extra. A Jazz Festival for the whole family to enjoy, this year… and many more years to come. From 10 am to 7 pm Saturday April 27th , there will be plenty of beer, soda,water and great jazz music for your listening pleasure. There will be several art, craft, and food vendors, with a variety of foods to please a multitude of taste. For one day only, there will be some of the hottest jazz your cool ears can endure,from international talent, to some of Yuma’s best local talent….including a Belly Dancer.
The day will kick off with a few of Yuma’s young local talent, then the great sounds Yuma’s own recording artist, The Yuma Jazz Company. The afternoon will give us the talents of Zarmineh and her troupe, some of the best Belly Dancers in town. Then, taking it on into the evening, the nationally acclaimed talents of Change On Three, Fo/Mo/Deep , Trippin N Rhythm recording artist Elizabeth Mis, and International recording artist Laura Fernandez, just to name a few. This will be an event that is not to be missed.
This Mini-Jazz Festival will reach a primarily family-oriented audience with mid to high levels of discretionary income, and, there is also the added income of the over one hundredthousand plus winter visitors which come to Yuma this time of year every year. Also, this year, and each year hereafter, portions of proceeds will go to benefit the Yuma Community Food Bank.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 – 10:00 am
West Wetlands Park, 2200 Water St, Yuma, Arizona 85364
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!