The 3-day American Music Festival features music of all genres.
August 29, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Gerald Albright with Forte Jazz Band will perform on Sunday, August 31, 2014 – 7:30 pm.
24th Street Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
It’s sure to be a high energy evening featuring the stars of Smooth Jazz performing with saxaphonist Dave Koz. Marcus Miller and his band will open for Dave Koz.
In among the the most envialbe careers in music, electric bassist Marcus Miller is a two-time Grammy winner and the composer/producer of ten critically acclaimed and genre-defying albums (seven studio and three live). As a multi-instrumentalist, Marcus is highly proficient as a keyboardist, clarinetist/bass clarinetist, and primarily as a world-renowned electric bassist, topping critics’ and readers’ polls for three decades.
Tri-C Jazz Fest brings world class Jazz to Cleveland, Ohio. For information on this year’s event, running June 26-28, 2014, visit http://www.tri-c.edu/jazzfest. Three full days of jazz complete with food trucks, Great Lakes brews, ticketed indoor shows and free outdoor gigs!
Palace Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, 1501 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
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
The 3-day Hampton Jazz Festival features a variety of jazz, pop, blues, soul and R&B.
Friday, Jun 27, 2014 7:30 PM
Friday’s show features the incomparable Charlie Wilson. Since storming back onto the music scene after his departure from the Gap Band, Charlie has turned out one hit after another and is currently one of the finest entertainers working today. Making his festival debut this year will be Jaheim – billed as possibly the next Luther – fans will come to appreciate the true greatness of his voice. Also appearing on Friday will be a super jazz package featuring Jonathan Butler, Norman Brown and Alex Bugnon. This is probably smooth jazz at its best. Friday’s show will open with Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers with special guest William ‘Mobetta’ Ledbetter.
Saturday, Jun 28, 2014 7:00 PM
Saturday’s show features Hampton Jazz Festival’s favorite – The O’Jays – paired with another icon of R&B music – Chaka Khan. Together they are sure to give Festival patrons a once in a lifetime experience. Also appearing will be Morris Day & The Time – a great throwback to music from the 70’s and 80’s. Rounding out Saturday will be one of the true icons of the smooth jazz genre – Spyro Gyra.
Sunday, Jun 29, 2014 2:00 PM
Sunday’s show will feature something truly special. Toni Braxton and Babyface will both appear and perform complete shows – but what will be really exciting for Festival patrons will be that they will perform songs together from their brand new smash album “Love, Marriage & Divorce”. This will surely be one of the highlights of the Festival. Also appearing will be Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns 2014 with Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliott. Local Hampton Jazz fans will also delight in this year’s Sunday opener The Now & Then Trio + One, well-known throughout the Tidewater area.
Hampton Coliseum, 1000 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, Virginia 23666
FRIDAY, MAY 9, 7:00 PM
Jeff Coffin & the Mu’tet
SATURDAY, MAY 10, 4:00 PM
Kern County Honor Jazz Band
Nomad Quartet ft. Scott Henderson
Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet
Festival Entry Stage Friday
Bakersfield Jazz Workshop
Festival Entry Stage Saturday
CSUB Amphitheatre, 9083 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311
Arizona Jazz Festival 2014
Friday, March 7, 2014
Saturday, March 8, 2014
* Smokey Robinson
* Hypnotic Groove Tour – Jeffrey Osborne, Faith Evans, Dominic Amato, Michael Lington, Kenny Lattimore, Euge Groove, Eric Darius and Melanie Fiona
* Boney James
* Jonathan Butler & Norman Brown
Sunday, March 9, 2014
* The Isley Brothers
* Summer Horns – Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Richard Elliot, Gerald Albright
* Gladys Knight
* Peter White, Euge Groove, Rick Braun
* Robert Glasper
* Leela James
Tickets and room packages are on-sale now at www.arizonajazzfestival.com or charge by phone at 602-244-8444.
Arizona Jazz Festival, 8000 Arizona Grand Pkwy, Phoenix, Arizona 85044
Details of the 9th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival can be revealed NOW. The date of February 22nd is confirmed and the location will remain the same as previous years – on the banks of the beautiful Peace River at Laishley Park, Punta Gorda. Details of the line-up for the Main Day are:
1-2.15pm MINDI ABAIR
2.45-4PM RICHARD ELLIOTT
4.30-CLOSE NORMAN BROWN AND GERALD ALBRIGHT
FINALE – ALL ACTS
All of the headlining artists for 2014 will appear on Saturday February 22nd. The festival will kick off on Thursday February 20th, during our city’s Gallery Walk, followed by a VIP reception on Friday to meet the artists and the main event on Saturday. The Sunday Jazz brunch brought to you by Presley Beane Financial Services will take place at the Isles Yacht Club on Sunday February 23rd.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 – 1:00 pm
Laishley Park, E Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950 (Fort Myers)
We are celebrating our “Sweet Sixteen” this year our 16th year of Seabreeze Jazz Festivals. And this year we would like to thank Wyndham Vacation Rentals for being our presenting sponsor again. The line-ip is already published here.
Among the artists of the upcoming event are Dave Koz, Will Downing, Trombone Shorty, Brian Culbertson, Richard Elliot, Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright, Norman Brown, Brian Simpson, The Family Stone, Cindy Bradley, Kim Waters, Nick Colionne, Jonathan Butler, Phil Perry, Maysa, Eric Darius, Everette Harp, Chuck Loeb, Chieli Minucci & Special EFX, Jeff Lorber, Alex Bugnon, Vincent Ingala, Julian Vaughn, Lin Rountree, Jonathan Fritzén, Lebron, Nicola Cole and many more.
April 23 – 27, 2014
Pier Park Amphitheater, Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, Florida