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JazzintheGardens

The 3-day Jazz in the Gardens festival features a variety of Jazz, R&B & Soul vocalists and musicians, including Brian Culbertson. For more information about the line-up visit this website.

The City of Miami Gardens is proud to announce the first round of artists for the 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival at Sun Life Stadium. The three-day weekend festival on March 20th to 22nd, 2015 will feature artists Maxwell, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Men of Soul’sJeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson and Freddie Jackson, and Brian Culbertson. Comedians and nationally syndicated radio personalities D.L. Hughley and Rickey Smiley will co-host the festival. More artists will be added soon!

Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster or http://www.jazzinthegardens.com. This event is predicted to break attendance records, surpassing last year’s 68,000 tickets sold, and promises a memorable kick off for springtime Miami. “This signature event was birthed from humble beginnings with just 1,800 people in attendance our first year,” said City of Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert. “I am proud to have watched this festival grow in number and esteem and reach this landmark of 10 years. With our top notch production team, the City of Miami Gardens promises this year’s experience is one for the books, you haven’t seen anything yet!”

Sun Life Stadium, 347 Don Shula Dr, Miami Gardens, Florida 33056

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The Smooth Jazz Cruise in association with Alan Stein

A marriage of traditional jazz with elements of rock, R&B, funk and other electrified sounds. Lorber’s music reaches a new level by crystallizing jazz, funk, and Latin rhythms with some killer melodies that translate exceptionally to live performance. More than just a jazz guitar player, Chuck Loeb is the consummate musician. In a career that spans four decades, he has proven himself to be a versatile composer, arranger and producer in a wide range of musical styles and contexts. Lorber and Loeb will be joined by talented saxophonist Everette Harp.

$95 VIP Orchestra Pit , $65 Orchestra, $50 Balcony

Saturday, November 22 at 7:30pm in EST

Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, New York 11570

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BRENCORE Entertainment Presents International Recording Artist Frank McComb’s Tribute to the Music of Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder at The Carlyle Club. Don’t miss the talented Keyboardist/Songwriter Frank McComb as he pays homage to two of the greatest artists in the music industry. Close your eyes and you can hear both Donny and Stevie when Frank performs their hits.

In addition to Frank yo4u will be also enjoying the sounds of the talented Capital Jazz Festival Winners PHAZE II Band onstage. Don’t wait to get your tickets to this event!

Advanced tickets are onsale at http://www.thecarlyleclub.com for $30.00 – $40.00 (Booths only) and $35.00 and $45.00 the day of event. Two shows 5:00pm and 8:00pm

Sunday 11/16

The Carlyle Club, 411 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 Tel: (703) 548-8899

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Jazz Funk Soul featuring Chuck Loeb, Jeff Lorber and Everette Harp in the Madison Theatre, special opening guest: Al DeGregoris with Chris Geith.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 – 8:00 pm

Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, New York 11571 (Long Island)

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Wayne County Parks Presents The 19th Annual Jazz on the River at Elizabeth Park, Trenton, Michigan.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Yancyy & Friends

2:30pm – 3:30pm – Andreas Varady

4:00pm – 5:15pm – Harvey Mason “Chameleon”

5:45pm – 7:00pm – Tim Bowman

7:30pm – 9:00pm – Ohio Players

Sunday, August 3, 2014

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Sound Proof

2:30pm – 3:30pm – Dee Brown

4:00pm – 5:00pm – The Detroit “Jazz on the River” All Stars
(Gerard Gibbs, Perry Hughes, Rayse Biggs, Carl Holmes, and Ron Otis)

5:30pm – 7:00pm – Alexander Zonjic with
Special Guest Peter White

7:30pm – 9:00pm – Al Jarreau

The event is free to the public; however, there is a $5 suggested donation for parking. Free parking is available in downtown Trenton with free shuttle provided by Smart Transportation at the corner of Jefferson and West Road, also Jefferson and Elm to the entrance of Elizabeth Park.

The park will be open to the public on both days beginning at Noon, and will close after the final performance.

Elizabeth Park is located off Jefferson, east of I-75, south of West Road in Trenton. Take I-75 South to the West Road exit and follow West Road east to Jefferson. Take Jefferson south into the park.

Questions? More info? Call 734-261-1990.

Elizabeth Park, 202 Grosse Ile Pkwy, Trenton, Michigan 48183 (Detroit)

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More than 24 contemporary jazz and R&B high rollers promise to make the Las Vegas Jazz Festival a winning bet. Tickets are now on sale for the 3-day music and lifestyle event to be held at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa on September 27-29, 2013 showcasing Grammy-winning and nominated soul singers and chart-topping instrumentalists.

The opening night of the Las Vegas Jazz Festival boasts a funky Friday lineup headlined by 2013 BET Lifetime Achievement Award winner Charlie Wilson, a 6-time Grammy-nominated vocalist who won a Soul Train Icon Award in 2009. A soulful pairing comprised of saxophonist Eric Darius and platinum-selling R&B singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Lyfe Jennings will take the stage first.

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter India.Arie, veteran R&B crooner Jeffrey Osborne and saxman Euge Groove top the marquee on Saturday. Grammy-winning guitarist Norman Brown and sax powerhouse Richard Elliot join forces for a session filled with R&B grooves. Emerging sax player Dominic Amato will perform a mid-afternoon show following a trio segment featuring saxophonists Michael Lington and Jessy J with keyboardist Jonathan Fritzen. The day will begin with a hit-filled performance by saxophonist Paul Taylor, a Las Vegas native.

The closing program of the Las Vegas Jazz Festival presents two-time Grammy-nominated soul vocalist Kem followed by Grammy-winning soul singer Anthony Hamilton. Soul-jazz guitarist Jeff Golub unites with saxmen Warren Hill and Tom Braxton for what bodes to be a blues-singed set. Guitarist Nick Colionne brings Chicago-style fire and flamboyant fashion to his shows. Sax Pack Steve Cole, Jeff Kashiwa and Jackiem Joyner – always delivers a high-octane performance. The final day gets underway with Jazz in Pink, a trio of talented women consisting of keyboardist Gail Jhonson, violinist Karen Briggs and saxophonist Paula Atherton.

Tickets can be purchased for the entire Las Vegas Jazz Festival or as single-day events, but BTWconcerts.com’s Brad Laughlin, the producer and promoter of the festival, encourages guests to come for the weekend.

“Part of the magic of our jazz festivals is when guests come and totally immerse themselves in the music and lifestyle experience for the entire weekend. One of the reasons we produce our events at first-class resorts like the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa is to foster that feeling of community that takes place when concert goers spend the weekend enjoying the live music along with the plush accommodations and top-notch facilities. In addition to the extraordinary shows we go to great length to produce, our festivals are an opportunity for people to getaway, relax, socialize, network and form relationships. These aren’t just concerts; they are fun mini-vacations and our guests fly in from all over the country to join the party,” said Laughlin, whose company also produces the Arizona Jazz Festival and the San Diego Jazz Festival.

Starting at $65.00 for single-day ticket and $285.00 for a 3-day seat, tickets for the Las Vegas Jazz Festival are available online at www.lvjazzfestival.com and by phone at 602.244.8444.

Additional information about the Las Vegas Jazz Festival is available at www.lvjazzfestival.com.

About BTWconcerts.com

Phoenix, Arizona-based BTWconcerts.com is one of the premiere concert producers in the Southwest. Among the star-studded jazz and R&B concerts and multiday music and lifestyle festivals that the company promotes are the Arizona Jazz Festival (http://arizonajazzfestival.com), Las Vegas Jazz Festival (http://www.lvjazzfestival.com) and San Diego Jazz Festival (http://www.sandiegojazzfest.com).

Source: Great Scott P.R.oductions

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Rhythm and Blues and Jazz sensation, Will Downing, along with Najee, smooth jazz saxophonist and flautist, will be performing at the Bell Auditorium for a special one night only performance on Saturday, August 17 at 7:30pm. Proceeds from this concert will benefit the DeAnna Williams Heffner Kidney Transplant Fund. Will Downing, the Grammy nominated reigning “Prince of Sophisticated Soul”, celebrates 25 years of recording excellence with his 16th album, “Silver” in 2013. Silver is not a “Best of” or “Greatest Hits” collection. Silver is a personal invitation from Will Downing to his fans to jointly celebrate a quarter-century of giving his heart and soul through every song, concert and note. For loyalists that have been there from day one, it’s their Silver Anniversary.

Saturday, August 17, 2013 – 7:30 pm

Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St, Augusta, Georgia 30901