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Germany’s greatest Soul, Funk & Jazz-Party

You feel like going out just really nicely? The SMOOTH JAZZ FESTIVAL AUGSBURG on September 13-14, 2013 in the Park Theater at Kurhaus Göggingen (Augsburg, Germany) offers the perfect opportunity for it. Unique atmosphere in chic ambience and in addition great music celebrated by the Top Stars of the international Contemporary and Smooth Jazz scene: JEFF GOLUB | WARREN HILL | CINDY BRADLEY | STEVE COLE | JEFF KASHIWA

Party, space to dance and firsthand contact with the musicians included. In the side wings of the historic Kurhaus the catering crew will be offering drinks and lounge-food, additional seating areas invite you to relax. The patio will be opened to enjoy the mild late summer nights under the starry sky.

Visitors from all over Europe get dressed up and meet here in a sophisticated club atmosphere to an impressive, unstressed weekend with international live performances and hilarious aftershow parties in the the beautiful ambiance of the Kurhaus.

Ticket and hotel package sale starts on June 2nd, 2013 in our online-shop: www.smoothjazzshop.de/augsburg-en

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Jazz Education, Inc. via The 23rd Houston International Jazz Festival are honored to bring to Houston, Texas, the beautiful, vivaciously talented, American Music Award and Grammy Nominated, Vocalist, Songwriter, Performer, Arranger, Producer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Humanitarian, and world renown Drummer and Percussionist Extraordinaire, Sheila E! She will be appearing live with other special guests to be announced in the coming days. Performance Date: August 3, 2013 at the Bayou City Music Center. More artists are Jonathan Butler and Elan Trotman.

For tickets go to Live Nation.

For more information visit http://jazzeducation.org/?p=893

Friday – Sunday, August 02 – 04, 2013 – 7:00 pm

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Happy Birthday, Marc!

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Join us for a day of great Smooth Jazz with Jeff Kashiwa Group and the Summer Concert Allstars with Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Brian Bromberg and Eric Marienthal. The beautiful grounds of the Clearwater Casino Resort & Spa sits right on the waterfront overlooking Agate Pass. The grassy lawn, the great tunes and a gathering of Smooth Jazz Community will make this another great summer day of musical memories.
Gates open at 12:00p. Music from 2:00 – 7:30p.

On a sunny summer Saturday, head to the beautiful grounds of the Clearwater Casino Resort Hotel. Drive from the South End of the Puget Sound or the Peninsula or catch the Bainbridge ferry from downtown Seattle. Park in Seattle, walk on the Bainbridge ferry and grab the free Clearwater shuttle at the ferry dock parking lot on Bainbridge and get transported directly to the Clearwater Casino Resort. It’s just 7 miles from the ferry, this quick trip will find you delivered to the gorgeous setting to enjoy some good tunes and great friends on a Northwest summer day.

Jeff Kashiwa Group and the Summer Concert Allstars with Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Brian Bromberg and Eric Marienthal.

Saturday, August 10, 2013 – 2:00 pm

Clearwater Casino Resort, 15347 Suquamish Way NE, Suquamish, Washington 98392

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Free music in Lincoln Park Civic Commons featuring: 1pm – Eddie Brookshire Quintet | 4pm – fo/mo/deep | 7pm – Ticketed concert on the Fraze Stage with BwB featuring Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum and Rick Braun and Summer of Soul featuring Jonathan Butler, Sheila E and Elan Trotman.

Saturday, August 10, 2013 – 1:00 pm

Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd, Kettering, Ohio 45429 (Dayton)

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The Richmond Jazz Festival, presented by Altria, announces its illustrious artist line-up on May 7th at 11:30am during an exclusive invitation-only Media Brunch at the Hippodrome Theater. The Richmond Jazz Festival is one of the largest jazz festivals on the East Coast. World renowned artists as well as local and regional talent will take the stage August 9-11th. On August 9th, local and regional artists will be featured at “Homegrown at the Hipp” at the Hippodrome Theater. On August 10th and 11th, the 100-acre beautiful estate of Maymont will serve as the backdrop for musical performances, wine tastings, an array of marketplace vendors, the bistro area and the artist meet and greet area.

You don’t want to miss the 4th Annual Richmond Jazz Festival presented by Altria! Stage Sponsors include the Virginia Tourism Corporation (Virginia is for Lovers) and Dominion. Other Corporate Sponsors include the Richmond Region Tourism, MeadWestvaco, Richmond BMW, Wells Fargo, Virginia Lottery, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and McDonald’s.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Maymont Foundation, Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation and ELO (Educational Learning Opportunities).

Richmond Jazz Festival Schedule:

Friday – Hippodrome Theater|528 N 2nd Street, Richmond, VA 23219
“Homegrown at the Hipp”
• Artists to be announced
Saturday- Maymont |1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Doors open at 11am | Performances begin at Noon
• Jill Scott
• Arturo Sandoval
• Peter White, David Benoit, David Pack
• Gregg Karukas
• Robert Glasper
• Joe Sample & Randy Crawford
• Frédéric Yonnet
• Big Sam’s Funky Nation
• Jason Moran & The Bandwagon
• Susan Greenbaum
• Central Virginia Jazz Orchestra
Sunday- Maymont |1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Doors open at 11am | Performances begin at Noon
• Michael McDonald
• Dr. John & The Nite Trippers
• Chick Corea & The Vigil
• The Wailers
• Terence Blanchard
• Dee Dee Bridgewater
• Tiempo Libre
• BWB (Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun)
• Soul of Summer* (Jonathan Butler, Sheila E & Elan Trotman)

Tickets go on sale May 8, 2013. Saturday and Sunday day passes are $60 each in advance, prior to August 1st. Weekend passes are $110 in advance, prior to August 1st. Go to http://www.jazzatmaymont.com for the latest updates and additional ticket information.