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Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm & Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 11:00 am

Lead bass player from Kansas City, Julian Vaughn stands 6’7″ tall, now getting attention not for his height, but his dynamic and inventive talents as a rising jazz star. His first hit single “On Your Feet” reached and stayed at #1 on the Billboard for three consecutive weeks (from his latest album “Breakthrough”). His music is proving to be a breakthrough, as he takes C-Jazz into its new future.

Vaughn grew up in Kansas City, in the church where his grandfather and father were pastors. He began his music career playing the drums in the church. At age 15, Julian decided to try out a different instrument after seeing a bass guitar someone had in the church. He fell in love with it at first sight. Vaughn taught himself to play and realized he could play by ear. When Vaughn was 19 his grandfather bought him a 6-string bass guitar. He began soloing on the bass and soon realized this was not just a hobby but was to be his life’s passion.

Vaughn has performed at notable Jazz festivals such as the Dubai International Jazz Festival, Seabreeze Jazz Festival, Catalina Island Jazz Festival and Big Bear Lake Fastival. From the Dubai Festival he was discovered and signed to a recording contract with “Trippin ‘N’ Rhythm Records”. Vaughn doesn’t write for industry trends, although he understands what flavor works in the radio format, – he writes from his heart. “Whatever is moving me at the moment is what dictates the end. I want to make music for the people not format,” says Vaughn. “Music is my everything; that’s why I love doing what I do.”

Here you can order your exclusive hotel package:
1 night (11./12./13. Sept. 2014) incl. breakfast & 2 concerts: from 129,00 Euro per person in a double room
from 3 nights (11.-14. Sept. 2014) incl. breakfast & 7 concerts: from 439,00 Euro per person in a double room

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Elan Trotman, Lebron, Cynthia Douglas and Cecil Ramirez perform at Sax on the River.

Saturday, October 11, 2014 – 4:30 pm

10215 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, California 95659

SmoothJazzFallFestival

The Smooth Jazz Fall Festival 2014 brings “Passion, Connection and Soulful Expression” to the Redstone Room; GRAMMY Nominated Jeff Lorber Fusion, featuring special guest saxophonist Eric Marienthal, will bring smoky jazz, sizzling R&B, classic funk and smooth grooves.

Saturday, October 11 8:00pm in CDT

Redstone Room, 129 N Main St, Davenport, Iowa 52801

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The City of Tiffin Presents The 6th Annual Jazzin’ Tiffin.

1:00pm – Tiffin University ProMusic Ensemble

2:30pm – Heidelberg University Jazz Ensemble

4:00pm – Urban Jazz Coalition

5:45pm – Alexander Zonjic with Thornetta Davis

7:30pm – Mindi Abair

Info 419-619-5517

Saturday, September 13, 2014 Noon – 10pm

Frost Parkway, Downtown Tiffin, OH

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You are all invited to 2ndplanet’s concert event on August 30, 2014 featuring Ray Obiedo & Mistura Fina, bassist Micheal Manring and of course 2nd Planet with Los Angelas saxophonist Damon Rentie. This evening of great music is one that you don’t want to miss! The doors open at 5:30 PM with the concert starting at 6:30 PM.

Saturday, August 30, 2014 – 6:30 pm

Downtown Theatre, 1035 Texas Street, Fairfield, California 94533

CoolCruise

Cool Jazz Cruise embarks from Miami, with ports of call in Grand Turk; La Romana, Dominican
Republic; Curacao; and Aruba, from October 11 – 19, 2014. Smooth Jazz, R&B and Neo-Soul Line-up includes vocalist Syleena Johnson, Dante Lewis & JMichael Peeples, Endless Possibilities, DJ Vicious Lee and DJ B.Eazy.

Fore more information go to http://www.cooljazzcruise.com/.

ColeVine

Sunday, August 24, 2014 – 5:30 pm

Stonington Vineyards, 523 Taugwonk Rd, Stonington, Connecticut 06378