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Saturday, June 07, 2014 – 12:00 – noon

The 3-day Capital Jazz Fest line-up on this date is: (Pavilion Stage) Remembering George Duke Tribute Show hosted by vocalist Al Jarreau & Stanley Clarke plus special surprise guests | Rick Braun | Dianne Reeves | Down to the Bone | Vocalist Michael Franks | “Catch A Rising Star” Showcase featuring Generation NeXt: Julian Vaughn, Nicholas Cole, Lin Rountree & Lebron | (Symphone Woods Stage) Vocalist Chaka Khan | The Brand New Heavies | Klymaxx featuring vocalist Bernadette Cooper | Vocalist Dwele | Vocalist Regina Belle.

Sunday, June 08, 2014 – 12:00 – noon

The 3-day Capital Jazz Fest line-up on this date is: (Pavilion Stage) Vocalist Kem | Incognito | Vocalist Rachelle Ferrell | Jeff Lorber Fusion | Marcus Johnson | Keiko Matsui | “Catch A Rising Star” Showcase – Part III featuring Lil’ John Roberts & Friends | (Symphony Woods Stage) The O’Jays | Vocalist Faith Evans | Vocalist Peabo Bryson | Loose Ends | Vocalist Joe.

Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044

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“The Jazz Festival has long been one of Jacksonville’s signature events,” said Mayor Alvin Brown. “It’s a growing tradition that gets bigger and better every year. This year promises to be the best ever. The Jazz Festival is just one more example why downtown Jacksonville is where people want to be.”

The new Jacksonville Jazz Festival event footprint will include stages along Bay Street, one near Marsh Street and the Shipyards, another near Newnan Street, and at the Jacksonville Landing.

The Jacksonville Jazz Festival takes place May 22 – 25, 2014. Performers announced to date are: Tizer featuring Karen Briggs, Marcus Johnson, and Joey DeFrancesco along with local acts the Joshua Bowlus Quartet, the Jacksonville Jazz Collective, the JB Scott Swingin’ Allstars and the Katz Downstairs. More performers will be announced over the next few weeks. Most of the events will be free.

Multiple stages in downtown Jacksonville, Florida

Unity Concert

The Unity Concert is a How Big Is Your Dream?! fundraiser that promotes music awareness and education amongst our young artist. Expect to enjoy live performances from local College and High School bands, as well as your favorite local and National artist.

How Big is Your Dream?! salutes the artists that will be gracing the stage this year along with JFly and The Flytrap, National Artist such as Marcus Johnson, Joey Sommerville, Chandra Currelley, Julie Dexter, Rahbi, Mark Adams, Regina Troupe and many more.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center, 3181 Rainbow Dr, Decatur, GA 30034

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The Smooth Jazz Sax & Keys show features Marcus Johnson and Marcus Mitchell in the Boston Street Theater.

Saturday, March 15, 2014 – 7:00 pm

Best Western Hotel & Conf Ctr, 5625 O’Donnell St, Baltimore, Maryland 21224

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Marcus Johnson and the Urban Jam Band

Jazz up this Valentine’s Day with a romantic evening for two at the Strathmore. Special guests include Vocalists Temika Moore & Chris Linman! Get your tickets now by clicking the link below http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=10092.

Friday, February 14, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln, N Bethesda, Maryland 20852

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The set list for this year’s JazzFest has been made!

Headliner this year will be the International Jazz Keyboardist/Pianist Marcus Johnson!

This free event features a full day of quality live jazz, family activities, and artist demonstrations all surrounded by a strong bond of community and inclusiveness.

As an independent Billboard-ranked musician, producer, owner of a music label, Three Keys Music, and NAACP Image Aware nominee, International Jazz Keyboardist/Pianist Marcus Johnson has emerged as one of the young lions of the music world. Johnson’s unique self-taught style of piano play has earned him distinction among his peers, praise within the media and accolades across the music industry.

Johnson’s testament to his perseverance began in 1995 when he was pursuing both his MBA and Juris Doctorate degrees at Georgetown University, and decided to independently produce and distribute his first jazz album, Lessons In Love, which sold more than 40,000 units; a phenomenal success for an unknown independent artist’s debut release. Since that time, Marcus has released more than fifteen (15) Billboard charted CDs, and has the distinction of having his groundbreaking 2008 Billboard Top 20 Contemporary Jazz FLO (For the Love Of) CDs which consisted of three distinct albums – FLO Chill, FLO Romance and FLO Standards, all which simultaneously charted on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Top Ten.

It should also be mentioned that Johnson’s next Top 20 Contemporary jazz releases, the unique and multi-faceted Poetically Justified (2009) and This is How I Rock (2011) solidified Marcus Johnson as heir apparent to the George Duke and Herbie Hancock style of funky urban groove music. Creatively, Johnson continues to evolve as an artist. With the recent release of his FLO Holiday CD and the ongoing collaboration with famed Parisian Producer DJ Pulse – as the musical duo “Juris” – he has managed to maintain his traditional jazz roots, while also remaining on the forefront of the expanding “Euro Jazz” movement. His music continues to enforce and define his musical legacy as a “jazz movement for all people”.

Saturday, September 14, 2013 – 11:00 am

Selby Avenue JazzFest, Selby Ave & Milton St N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104

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Join us for the 4th Annual “Pianos in The Park Jazz Fest” for a fun and relaxing day of Smooth Jazz with your family & friends. Melodic grooves and mellow tunes will be provided by Renowned Smooth Jazz Keyboardist – “Marcus Johnson from Washington, D. C.” along with Memphis’ Own: Smooth Jazz Guitarist – Garry Goin w/ Special Guest Saxophonist – Pat Register!!

There will be lots of food, beverages, liquor distributors, vendors and a featured art show by Andre’ Miller. Lawn chairs are also welcomed for this exciting night!

. Reserved Seating Center Stage – $45
. General Admission Seating w/ Lawn Chair – $35

For tickets and information go to – www.strictlyjazzentertainment.com.
Sunday, September 1, 2013 6:00pm until 9:00pm in EDT

WC Handy Performing Arts Park Beale & Third Street Memphis, TN

Hunt Valley Music Festival

Proceeds to benefit Baltimore County Community for the homeless.

Hosted by Kleon Da Comedian

Musical Guest Include:

Marcus Johnson
Freddie Jackson
Strykers Posse
Jah Works
The Spindels
April Sampe’ & Kut Da Check

Tickets: $35 VIP: $75

Saturday, August 31, 2013 7:00pm in EDT

Oregon Ridge Park 13401 Beaver Dam Road Cockeysville, MD 21030

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Saturday, August 17, 2013 2:00pm until 7:00pm in EDT

Thorne Street Park 403 Thorne Street Horseheads, NY

FLO Jazz Explosion and Moscato Launch Party

Please join Marcus Johnson, FLO Wine, and Hampton Roads Jazz Lovers for a big night in Virginia Beach. There will be FLO Wine (including the launch of the company’s new moscato wine) and Marcus will perform – what could be better!

This event will sell out so get your tickets soon. Members of the Hampton Roads Jazz Lovers can purchase tickets at:

http://www.meetup.com/HRJazzLovers/events/114801372/

Everyone else can purchase tickets at Eventbrite:

http://floexplosion2013.eventbrite.com/

The event will take place at the The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Virginia Beach. The hotel is offering a holiday getaway special, with rooms at just $109 a night. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-227-6963 or by clicking on the following link:

http://www.crowneplaza.com/hotels/us/en/virginia-beach/orfbr/hoteldetail?groupCode=FLW

FLO … making your life better one sip and sound at a time!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 7:00pm in EDT

The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4453 Bonney Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462