Archive for March, 2013

CreeksideBluesJazzFestival

The Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival is a three day cultural celebration featuring hundreds of musicians, delicious cuisine, artisans from the region, amusement rides and engaging family activities. The event started fifteen years ago as a one day dedication of Gahanna’s new Creekside Park area and the beginning of Olde Gahanna’s revitalization. The Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival has experienced unprecedented growth in attendance and has truly become more than the celebration of music, food and fun; it has become a premiere family summer event.

Artists will be announced on their website. Last year Cindy Bradley with the Urban Jazz Coalition performed on this event.

June, 14-16, 2013

Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival, 123 Mill St, Gahanna, Ohio 43230 (Map) (Columbus)

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Friday, June 14, 2013

6:30 – 7:20 PM Marc Antoine
7:45 – 8:35 PM Tony DeSare
9:00 – 10:15 PM Greg Adams and East Bay Soul

Saturday, June 15, 2013

5:45 – 6:35 PM Vincent Ingala
7:00 – 7:50 PM The David Wells Chris Geith project
8:15 – 9:05 PM Julian Vaughn
9:30 – 10:45 PM Peter White

Corporate Woods, Overland Park, Kansas 66210

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An early summer, world-class, outdoor jazz festival hosted at The Preserve in beautiful Hoover, Alabama; held annually the weekend after Memorial Day. Voted as one of the 50 “Must See Music Festivals” of 2011 in conjunction with The Year of Alabama Music.

4pm Kim Scott | 5pm Good Times Brass Band | 6:30pm Alex Bugnon with Eric Essix | 8pm Spyro Gyra

Sunday, June 02, 2013 – 4:00 pm

Regions Park/Hoover Met, 100 Ben Chapman Dr, Hoover, Alabama 35244

Patrick

Paddy’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival starts at 11am and goes all day and ends with a funky good time with Patrick Lamb and the band.

Be sure to arrive early…to be able to get in!

Cover: $15

Come share the luck of the Irish with Patrick and the band!

It also benefits a good cause the Children’s Cancer Association!

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Paddy’s Bar & Grill, 65 SW Yamhill St, Portland, Oregon 97204

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The 23nd annual Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest will take place on on April 5-14, 2013. The festival is well known for its friendly atmosphere and the numerous volunteers that help things go smoothly, in addition to the large number of top-notch artists performing there.

Check out the lineup at the festival site, highlights include Rick Braun, Gerald Veasley, Kirk Whalum, Jonathan Butler, David Benoit, Brian Bromberg, Chuck Loeb, Eric Marienthal, Maysa & Her Jazz Funk Soul Symphony, Norman Brown,  Richard Elliot, Peter White, Jeff Lorber, Fourplay, Elan Trotman, Najee, Michael Lington and many more!

It’s going to be another awesome festival!

For more information about the festival visit http://www.berksjazzfest.com.

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Enjoy 150+ Wines from the Wine Library at the 6th Annual  Spring Wine Event!

Once again, we tap the extensive knowledge of the experts of The Wine Library who’ ll be back to select over 150 wines for every palate’s pleasure. And ,what’s a tasting without  delicious bites? The Hilton’s AAA Four Diamond award winning culinary experts will provide a first  class selection of hors d’oeuvres, antipasto, cheese, breads and pasta. View past Food and Wine selections.

While sipping the many great wines, enjoy the sounds of top contemporary jazz act Four80East. This acclaimed group is the brainchild of producers Rob DeBoer and Tony Grace. Their first single, “Eastside”, broke through in 1997 in the
US to become the seventh most-played track on Contemporary Jazz radio that year. Their sound lies at the forefront of what has been dubbed Nu Jazz – taking the best of contemporary jazz and pop styles and aligning them to produce an improvisational dance-infused sound. The Toronto-based group draws from a variety of sources to make their music
happen, including found sounds, field recordings and sound effects alongside their finely crafted studio recordings.

Friday, April 19, 2013 – 7:00 pm

Hilton Short Hills, 41 John F Kennedy Pkwy, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078

Jacksonville

Jacksonville Jazz Festival
5/23/2013
Show Schedule

2013 performers

BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown
Euge Groove
Gerald Albright
Gregory Porter
Poncho Sanchez
Yellowjackets

More performers will be announced soon.

Heart of Downtown Jacksonville, 117 West Duval Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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Marc Antoine live @ Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival 2013

Guitarist, composer and producer Marc Antoine was born in Paris (France) in 1963. When he was 11 years old his parents bought him his first guitar which quickly became his third arm. In 1988 he moved to London, later on became an acclaimed session player in Tokyo and landed in Los Angeles in the late 90ies. He stayed there for 12 years playing for music royalty such as Sting, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Cher and George Benson. Actually, Marc lives in Madrid.

Marc began his successful solo career in 1994 with his first album “Classical Soul”. After a successful cooperation with the guitarist Paul Brown, “Foreign Xchange” (2009), he released “My Classical Way” in 2010 followed by his latest album “Guitar Destiny” (2012). Marc’s career boasts many #1 hits on the R&R contemporary jazz charts, as well as topping the Billboard charts. In 1995, R&R elected him Best New Artist of The Year, which was followed by his Gavin Award in 1998. He has also received numerous nominations for jazz awards in the US and Canada, including “International Artist of the Year” at the 2010 American Smooth Jazz Awards.

Here you can order your exclusive Hotel Package:
2 nights (May 3-5, 2013) incl. half-board & all concerts: from 284,00 Euro per person in a double room
Concert tickets per day (without hotel): 55,00 Euro per person

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You are invited to:
THE JAZZ IN M.E.E. Magazine Launch Party &
CD Release for Elan Trotman!

Special Guests: Wendy Taylor, Seven and a few other surprises!

Saturday March 30, 2013
Cafe 4212 Jazz Bar
4212 Almeda Houston, Texas 77004

Doors open @ 7:00pm Show starts @ 8:00pm
Tickets $20 online $25@ the door
Purchase Tickets: http://thejazzinmee.com/tickets/

Island Jazz Cruise

Embark on the ultimate cruise experience when you sail with jazz saxophonist  Eldredge Jackson for his 2nd Annual Jazz Cruise.
Cruise embarks from Galveston, Texas with ports of call in Mahogany Bay, Isla
Roatan; Belize; and Cozumel, Mexico;

May 26 – June 2, 2013

www.islandnightsjazzcruise.com