Archive for the ‘Jazz’ Category


Friday July 17th, 2015

7:00 pm Tony Succar
8:30 pm Monty Alexander and The Kingston Express

Saturday July 18th, 2015

4:30 pm Eric Leone
6:00 pm Ed Fast and Conga Bop
7:30 pm Jakiem Joyner
9:00 pm Nick Colionne and Maysa
11:00 pm Side Street – Dance Troop
11:10 pm Jus Us

Sunday July 19th, 2015

4:30 pm Kim Scott
6:00 pm Dezron Douglas Featuring Abraham Burton, Cyrus Chestnut and Victor Lewis
7:30 pm Airmen of Note

Bushnell Park, 1 Jewell St, Hartford, Connecticut 06103


The 3-day Hampton Jazz Festival features primarily Pop & R&B vocalists, but also including BWB featuring Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum and Rick Braun on Sunday, June 28, 2015 – 2:00 pm.

Hampton Coliseum, 1000 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, Virginia 23666


The California Jazz and Wine Fest features a variety of music, including on the Main Stage: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band and the Lao Tizer Trio.

Sunday, May 17, 2015 – 1:00 pm

Thousand Oaks Community Park, N Moorpark Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360


Friday, June 19, 2015

Carl Sally & Friends 5-6:30 pm
Fo/Mo/Deep 7-8:30 pm
The Tony Monaco/Fareed Haque Trio 9-10:30 pm

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Phil DeGregg & Brasilia featuring Kim Pensyl 12:30-2 pm
The Dave Powers Quartet 2:30-4 pm
Stevie Wonder Tribute with Flippo 4:30-6:15 pm
Sean Carney 6:45- 8:15 pm
Urban Jazz Coalition 9 -10:30 pm

Sunday, June 21, 2015

The Matt Wagner Quartet 12 -1:30 pm
The High Street Stompers 2 -3:30 pm
Davina & The Vagabonds 4 -5:30 pm

Creekside District, Walnut St, Gahanna, Ohio 43230 (Map) (Columbus)


Friday, May 22

Felix Peikli & The Royal Flush Quintet
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra with Peabo Bryson
Elisha Parris
Linda Cole and Joshua Bowlus
Joy Dennis
Mama Blue

Saturday, May 23
Postmodern Jukebox
Maceo Parker
Spyro Gyra
Tito Puente, Jr. Orchestra
Kellylee Evans
Ignacio Berroa
Jacksonville University Jazz Band
Kelly-Scott Quintet
Larry Wilson & Truth Serum

Sunday, May 24
Jazz Attack featuring Peter White, Richard Elliot and Euge Groove
The Soul Rebels
Andy Snitzer
Michael Franks
Roman Street
Noel Freidline Quintet
Lisa McClendon
Eric Carter & Company
John Lumpkin Trio

117 W Duval St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202


The 2-day Miller Lite El Paso Blues & Jazz Festival features a variety of musicians, including Nick Colionne at 5:30pm and Jessy J at 8:15pm on Sunday, May 17, 2015 – 1:30 pm

Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S San Marcial St, El Paso, Texas 79905


Top jazz and jazz-influenced singers and performers grace Cape Town each year for the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. In 2015 the festival will turn ‘sweet 16′ and in honour, Cape Town’s CTICC will once again be transformed into festival central with five stages, one of the largest hospitality villages experienced in South Africa and host more than 38 000 guests. The festival will be held on 27 and 28 March 2015.

The CTIJF is ranked is ranked within the top 10 best jazz festivals in the world and attracts jazz lovers from far and wide. Jazz music itself is a broad genre encompassing everything from pop-y acid jazz to the Brazilian bosa nova style and smooth soul jazz, all of which share roots in blues.

The much anticipated 2015 stellar line-up includes local and international artists and acts from jazz and jazz-related genres. These include:
Amel Larrieux (USA)
Beatenberg (SA)
Bänz Oester and The Rainmakers (SWISS/SA)
Claude Cozens Trio (SA
Carlo Mombelli and The Storytellers (SWISS/SA)
Courtney Pine presents House Of Legends (UK)
Delft Big Band (SA)
Dirty Loops (SWEDEN)
Gerald Clayton Trio (USA)
Melanie Scholtz Presents ‘Our Time’ Ft. Jitsvinger (SA)
Madala Kunene (SA)
Mahotella Queens 50th Anniversary Celebration With Special Guests (SA)
Naima Kay (SA)
Jason Miles (USA)
Gerald Veasley (USA)
Marion Meadows (USA)
Elan Trotman (USA)
Sons Of Kemet (UK)
Sipho ‘Hotstix’ Mabuse (SA)
The Brother Moves On (SA)
Purbayan Chatterjee & Talvin Singh (INDIA/UK)
Wallace Roney Quintet ft. Lenny White & Buster Williams (USA)
Zoe Modiga (SA)

But it is more than a music festival, the CTIJF continues to focus on training and development works which are fundamental to growing artists and professionals for the future and to sustaining the growth of the entertainment industry as a whole. Outreach programmes encompass school-goers drawn from selected arts and culture focus schools, to professional journalists and photographers looking for greater insight with which to expand their careers.

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is a music festival that goes above and beyond and is highly popular, selling out almost each year it takes place. So if you would like to attend, book early and while you are at it, check out the ample accommodation we can offer in Cape Town during the Jazz Fest