Archive for May 23, 2011

Music, drinks, dancing and fun abound on the Big Bear Lake shore with the annual Big Bear Lake JazzTrax Summer Music Festival. Located at the Marina Resort Lake Side Lawn, 40770 Lakeview Drive, a floating stage will feature the smooth sound of jazz bands doing their thing while spectators celebrate into the night. This summer, the JazzTrax Festival is running from June 25–26, 2011 with doors opening at 1 p.m. Admission tickets range from $70–$250, depending on seating. Purchase tickets online. Complete vacation packages are available, including lodging and accommodations.

Friday June 24th

British Guitarist

CHRIS STANDRING

…Scored Huge with his 2010 Stunningly Smashing‘Blue Bolero’ CD Which He Debutted at the 2009 JazzTrax Festival…6 Months Before It’s Release…A Smooth Jazz Orchestral Album Lush with Violin, Viola, Cello…His 1st No. 1 Radio Hit Ever Came From It… ”Bossa Blue”…Named the JazzTrax and Smooth Jazz Album of the Year in 2010.

Saturday June 25th

Durham, North Carolina Saxophonist

MARCUS ANDERSON

The Capitol Jazz Fest in Washington D.C. broke this young saxophonist in a Talent Search. He Debutted on the JazzTrax Stage on Catalina Island last October.

Toronto Latin Guitarist

JOHANNES LINSTEAD

Born and Raised in Toronto, Canada. Still living there, but with his exploding latin Guitar now travelling more and more extensively in the States.

Famed Canadian Saxophonist WARREN HILL

His Famous Sax has ROARED across Smooth Jazz Stages since the Early 90’s including being an original member of Guitars & Saxes. Most recently seen on Catalina Island with the All Star Gentlemen of the Night Band.

Sunday June 26th

Saxophonist

JACKIEM JOYNER

Just 4 years into his Solo Career he has already racked up 3 No. l Radio Hits as “Dance with Me” hit the top of the charts in February 2011 after “I’m Waiting for You” and “Take Me There’s had owned the Top of the Charts at No. l for MONTHS in 2008 and 2009..

The SouthWest Desert’s

Blazing Saxophonist

MARION MEADOWS

. . .the King of Smooth Jazz Cool. . .Tooling Around Phoenix SouthWest Desert when He’s not Gigging . . .his Saxophone Simply Floats. . .while His Band Simply Blazes. . .

Legendary British Guitarist

PETER WHITE

He long ago Set the Stage on Guitar for Al Stewart and Basia, but his own Solo Career has now surpassed 2 decades. The Ultimate Instrumental ShowMan and a Guitar from which his Illustrious Catalog of Radio Hits Flow.