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ArizonaJazzFall

Friday, October 24, 2014
* Heads of State – Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill & Ralph Tresvant
* Boyz II Men
* Boney James

Saturday, October 25, 2014
* Charlie Wilson
* Brian McKnight
* Fantasia
* Mint Condition
* Mindi Abair, Booker T & Elliot Yamin
* Jazz in Pink – Gail Jhonson, Karen Briggs & Jeanette Harris

Sunday, October 26, 2014
* Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
* Kem
* Brian Culbertson
* Peter White & Euge Groove
* Eric Darius

Arizona Grand Resort and Spa
Phoenix, Arizona

Tickets and room packages are on-sale now at http://www.arizonajazzfestival.com or charge by phone at 602-244-8444

Arizona Jazz Festival, 8000 S Arizona Grand Pkwy, Phoenix, Arizona 85044

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While sailing into placid blue-green Caribbean waters last January, The Smooth Jazz Cruise encountered a tidal wave of demand for cabins for the 2015 sailing. On just the second day of the 2014 venture, next year’s cruise sailing January 11-18, 2015 showcasing more than twenty of the brightest stars in contemporary jazz and R&B sold out. To make sure that no one would be left stranded ashore, cruise producer Entertainment Cruise Productions, working with cruise line Holland America and the enthusiastic cooperation of the artists and musicians, swiftly put together a solution to rescue the lengthy waiting list of enthusiasts from all over the world eager to be part of the luxurious musical vacation adventure. Six days later, The Smooth Jazz Cruise 15.2 sailing March 1-8, 2015 was conceived.

Spending a week at sea performing, meeting and hanging out with fans aboard Holland America’s m/s Eurodam while visiting exotic Caribbean ports during the traditional January time slot fits nicely into the musicians’ schedules because most don’t tour or release new albums immediately after the holiday season, but rounding up everyone six weeks later in March, including such Grammy winners, legends and chart-toppers as Natalie Cole, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Candy Dulfer, Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler, Joe Sample, Peter White and many others, could have been difficult.

“We called all the artists’ agents and managers and they were happy to hear about the unprecedented demand so everyone was ready and willing to sign up immediately,” said Entertainment Cruise Productions’ Executive Director Michael Lazaroff of the cruise that will depart Fort Lauderdale and visit Nassau, St. Thomas, St. Croix and the private island Half Moon Cay. “The Smooth Jazz Cruise is simply the best entertainment in the world of smooth jazz. No other festival or event can boast this level and depth of talent, fun and excitement. As it’s affectionately known, it is ‘The Greatest Party at Sea.’”

Capturing the unique spirit of the perennially sold-out cruise that many guests embark upon year after year has been a bit of a challenge as well. Offering live music plus DJ Biz Markie in six different venues large and intimate on top of informative panels, theme parties and autograph sessions with the artists, it is more than a music festival and more than backstage experiences with fan favorites. It is more than a vacation in the Caribbean with a dazzling array of amenities and delectable dining. It is more than a week of pampering during which everyone is treated first class by the Holland America staff. For the past twelve years on 17 full-ship charters, The Smooth Jazz Cruise has delivered unforgettable music and lifestyle experiences. Something special happens when passionate guests devote the entire week to being immersed in the music. A new video clip that provides a glimpse into the magic that occurs on every sailing is as close as one can get without leaving shore. It can be viewed at http://www.thesmoothjazzcruise.com/Videos/PreCruise2015.

To reserve a cabin for The Smooth Jazz Cruise, call toll-free 888.852.9987 in the U.S. and Canada and 800.852.99872 internationally. Additional information is available at http://www.TheSmoothJazzCruise.com.

About Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC

The world leader in full-ship charter music cruises, St. Louis, Missouri-based Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC (ECP) owns, produces and promotes The Smooth Jazz Cruise and The Jazz Cruise (www.thejazzcruise.com), and is proud to partner with Time Life for the Soul Train Cruise (www.soultraincruise.com), Malt Shop Memories Cruise (www.maltshopcruise.com), The Country Music Cruise (www.countrymusiccruise.com) and The Signature Jazz Cruise on Seabourn (www.signaturejazzcruise.com). Pleasing guests is Entertainment Cruise Productions’ most important goal and objective while providing luxurious vacation experiences featuring marquee stars from their respective music genres in an extraordinary setting for devoted passengers, many of whom make the fun and exciting cruises an annual affair. Additional information is available at http://www.ecpcruises.com.

Source: Great Scott Productions

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Saturday

Boney James
Larry Graham & Graham Central Station

Sunday

Gary Clark Jr.
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhyth

 

September 20 – 21, 2014 – 10:00 am

Johnson’s Beach & Resort, 16241 First St, Guerneville, California 95446

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Music enthusiasts, or anyone who enjoys having a good time, may be happy to know that a jazz festival will return to Heritage Landing this summer. While the inaugural event in 2012 was the one-day Lakeshore Jazz Festival, this year’s festival features a new name – Alexander Zonjic’s Shoreline Jazz Festival — and an expanded schedule. The festival will be a two-day event this year, instead of the one-day event in 2012.

“I prefer to call the first one the pilot (festival),” said Alexander Zonjic, renowned flutist and co-organizer of the festival.

With a passion for jazz music and the Muskegon area, Hawkins Lang, the original organizer of the jazz festival in Muskegon, had an idea to create a music festival to celebrate the anniversary of his restaurant, Hawk’s Feathers and Finns. But what Lang didn’t expect while organizing the festival two years ago was the strong relationship he would begin to develop with Zonjic.

When the original headliner artist for the “pilot” jazz festival fell through, Lang came across Zonjic’s name, listened to his music and called Zonjic. Lang was surprised that Zonjic answered the phone. “I thought it was going to be his assistant (on the phone),” Lang said. From there, the two “just kind of hit it off.” Over time, Lang and Zonjic said they believe the festival will greatly benefit the area economically.

Zonjic, who has been both performing and working in the music festival business for more than 20 years, is excited about the Muskegon area. When he originally visited Muskegon, he said he knew Heritage Landing would be a wonderful place for a jazz festival. “My instincts kicked in and I thought ‘this would be so cool,’” Zonjic said. Zonjic said the idea of the festival is to have a large, cultural and diverse event in Muskegon.

Because the event is two days, Zonjic is hoping that jazz enthusiasts from Chicago and Detroit will visit the area. The music festival is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Aug. 23 and Sunday, Aug. 24. Tickets are expected to be available for purchase soon for the price of $25 per day.

The two-day jazz festival is set to have a total of 10 acts.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 – 1:00 pm

1pm – Lin Rountree, 2:30pm – Urban Jazz Coalition, 4pm – Tim Bowman, 5:45pm – Nick Colionne, Brian Simpson & vocalist Maysa, 7:30pm – Boney James.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 – 1:00 pm

1pm – Phil Denny & Oli Silk, 2:30pm – Michael Manson, 4pm – Jeff Lorber Fusion with Eric Marienthal & Jimmy Haslip , 5:45pm – Vocalists Lalah Hathaway & Ruben Studdard, 7:30pm – Alexander Zonjic with special guest Kenny G.

Heritage Landing, 199 E Apple Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

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Smooth Jazz New York is pleased to announce a star-studded line up for the All New Smooth Cruise series , now in its 17th year. The 2014 season marks a change to a new boat, The Hornblower Infinity, a luxurious 210-foot luxury yacht.

The cruises set sail Thursday evenings, June 12 through August 28. The summer’s roster includes 11 nights featuring 19 of the world’s greatest contemporary jazz acts in a superb, intimate setting with shows at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. The Smooth Cruises depart from Pier 40, located at Houston Street at the West Side Highway and cruise down the Hudson, not only offering exceptional music but breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline.

“We’re very excited about our new cruise night and new boat. The Hornblower Infinity is a much larger ship than past years, offering our guests improved sightlines to view an amazing array of acts. It’s a fresh twist to our annual tradition of presenting the world’s best contemporary jazz out on scenic Hudson harbor,” notes Bill Zafiros, co-founder of Smooth Jazz New York.

The 2014 Smooth Cruise Schedule:
June 12: Jazz Attack feat. Peter White, Euge Groove, & Rick Braun
June 26: Patti Austin and Marion Meadows
July 3: Pieces of a Dream
July 10: Najee
July 17: David Sanborn
July 24: Will Downing with special guest talent
July 31: Love & Soul Tour feat. Jonathan Butler, Norman Brown, & Alex Bugnon
August 7: Maysa
August 14: Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns Tour with special guests Gerald Albright, Richard Elliot, & Mindi Abair
August 21: Rachelle Ferrell
August 28: Boney James

Recently remodeled with a bold design, the Hornblower Infinity matches the uniqueness of New York — and the Smooth Cruises. The open bow, covered sky deck, and over-sized windows provide endless opportunities to enjoy the countless sites in NY Harbor as guests kick back with the best jazz artists in the business. Smooth Cruise attendees will enjoy the world’s finest contemporary jazz on climate controlled interior decks with multiple dance floors, and can take in the sights outdoors on spacious exterior sundecks.

The Smooth Cruises offer food and beverage service at an additional charge. A buffet dinner may be purchased for an additional $25, cash bar. Limited Deluxe Packages are available featuring a separate boarding line, a premium buffet on a private dining deck, and a premium open bar.

For information and to purchase tickets, visit SmoothJazzNewYork.com. Tickets are on sale now online at Ticketweb.com and by phone at 1-866-468-7619. Ticket prices range from $45 to $65. See individual show pages on the Smooth Jazz New York web site for ticket details, package pricing, and available limited time discounts. It is recommended that tickets be purchased early because the Smooth Cruises sell out quickly.

Hudson River Park, Pier 40, 353 West St, New York, NY 10014

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The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber today announced the lineup for the 2014 Winter Park Jazz Festival, which will be held July 19-20 in Colorado’s Favorite PlaygroundTM. The renowned festival will be held in the heart of Winter Park in Hideaway Park.

Tickets are on sale at 12 p.m. MT  and may be purchased by calling the Winter Park Jazz Festival Box Office at
888-409-5974 or at Ticket Master via http://www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. After June 5 tickets may also be
purchased in person at the Winter Park Jazz Festival Box Office, located at 78841 U.S. Hwy 40 in Winter Park.

Winter Park Jazz Festival Lineup
• Saturday, July 19

o George Benson
o Larry Graham & Graham Central Station
o Jazz, Funk & Soul featuring Chuck Leob, Jeff Lorber and Everette Harp
o Elan Trotman with special guest Jessy J.
o Mary Louise Lee Band
• Sunday, July 20

o Brian McKnight
o Boney James
o Chrisette Michelle
o Dotsero

Hideaway Park, Winter Park, Colorado  (Denver area)

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW AND MOVING QUICKLY!

Click here: http://bit.ly/1cAAQev

The 6th Annual Lowcountry Jazz Festival

Thursday, August 28-31, 2014

Thursday: Norman Brown, Bobby Caldwell and Dwayne Johnson

Friday: Oli Silk, Elan Trotman, Najee, Brian Culbertson

Saturday: Peter White, Rick Braun, Euge Groove Pieces Of A Dream, Buff Dillard

Sunday: Boney James, Nick Colionne, Brian Simpson, Joey Sommerville, Bob Baldwin, and Dante Lewis! and Brunch with Alex Bugnon!

Please note, this show is on track to sell out before show day!

N Charleston Performing Arts Ctr, 5001 Coliseum Dr, North Charleston, South Carolina 29418

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The Easter Jazz Spectacular features Boney James with vocalist Chanté Moore, Pieces of a Dream, Najee and vocalist Gary Taylor.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 – 8:00 pm

Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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April 12th – April 13th

Master Saxman Boney James hasn’t played in the UK for 9 years now, so it’s with great pleasure that we
announce two special shows to give Boney fans a much needed fix.We’ll have full details of Boney’s line up shortly. Tickets are already selling very fast so you are urged to book your place for this historic occasion at the earliest opportunity.
In association with Pizza Express Jazz Club
Saturday April 12th – £45.00

The dance house theater, Manchester.
Sunday April 13th – £27.00

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The 3-day Jazz and R&B Festival 2014 will feature

on Friday, April 25, 2014: Kem, Chrisette Michele

on Saturday, April 26, 2014 : Boney James | BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown | Nick Colionne | Jeff Lorber with Everette Harp | Althea René.

on Sunday, April 27, 2014: Joe, Raheem De Vaughn

Government Amphitheater, 500 S Grand Central Pkwy, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106