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TUESDAY, MARCH 10: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert
7 p.m.: Swinging at the Crowne
THE LAST BIG BAND
Crowne Plaza Reading/Goodnites Lounge; Ticket info: http://www.readingcp.com

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7:30 p.m.: Alvernia Performing Arts & Culture Series
GERMAINE INGRAM & THE RED ROSE COLLECTIVE
Francis Hall Theater – Alvernia University
Ticket info: http://www.alvernia.edu/arts-culture

SATURDAY, MARCH 14: Berks Jazz Fest preview event 7:30 p.m.: “I Got the Life:” The Music of Nina Simone
CAROL RIDDICK & GERALD VEASLEY with AARON GRAVES
and TIM HUTSON
WCR Center for the Arts; Tickets: $30 (General admission)

TUESDAY, MARCH 17: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7 p.m.: Swinging at the Crowne
THE BUDDY RICH TRIBUTE BIG BAND
Crowne Plaza Reading/Goodnites Lounge; Ticket info: http://www.readingcp.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 20: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night @ Jazz Upstairs Series
ERICH CAWALLA QUARTET
with Bennie Sims, Steve Rudolph and Marko Marcinko
Miller Symphony Hall – Rodale Community Room, Allentown
Tickets: http://www.millersymphonyhall.org

SATURDAY, MARCH 21: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7 p.m.: Jazz on the Avenue presents
KELLY POWERS TRIO
Yocum Institute for Arts Education; Tickets: http://www.institute-of-arts.org
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7 p.m.: The Great American Songbook CD Release
ERICH CAWALLA’S ALL-STAR BIG BAND & ORCHESTRA
featuring Larry McKenna, Bennie Sims, Marko Marcinko, Steve Rudolph
and more with special guest TULPEHOCKEN HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ BAND
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom; Ticket info: http://www.readingcp.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 27 11:30 a.m.: Harold B. Leifer Memorial Kickoff Luncheon
THE GROOVEMASTERS featuring Bennie Sims, Cliff Starkey and
Erich Cawalla
The Peanut Bar Restaurant; Call 610-376-8500 for reservations
7 p.m.: Opening Night Celebration
CHRIS BOTTI
Santander Performing Arts Center: $69 & $59 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Litchfield Jazz Camp Night
ZACCAI CURTIS & ALBERT RIVERA LATIN JAZZ BAND
with special guest TRADING FOUR
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $20 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: Special Reunion Concert
DANCE HALL DOCS with special guest TOM BOWES
The Inn at Reading: $25 (General Admission)

SATURDAY, APRIL 4 (continued)
1 p.m. & 7 p.m.: SOUTH Kitchen & Jazz Parlor presents
GERALD VEASLEY UNSCRIPTED AT BERKS
featuring BOBBY LYLE, CHIELI MINUCCI, JAZMIN GHENT
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $40 (General Admission)
1 p.m.: WHUR 96.3 FM Day
CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF STEVIE WONDER AT 70!
Chris “Big Dog” Davis, Rick Braun, Maysa, Kimberly Brewer, Eric Darius, Nick
Colionne, Art Sherrod Jr., Ragan Whiteside, Glenn Jones, Doxa Gospel Ensemble
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $56 (Reserved Seating)
1:30 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents Blues at The Inn
TAB BENOIT plus GREG SOVER BAND
The Inn at Reading: $49 (General Admission)
2 p.m. & 8 p.m.: The Music of Steely Dan
THE ROYAL SCAM with THE RS HORNS
Crowne Plaza Reading Goodnites Lounge: $25 (General Admission)
3:30 p.m.: Brazil & Chill
ANN WALSH & TOM ZINK featuring BRIAN BROMBERG
and SPECIAL GUESTS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
6 p.m.: Blue Note at Sea Cruise Night
MARCUS MILLER LAID BLACK TOUR
featuring SURPRISE SPECIAL GUESTS
Scottish Rite Cathedral: $58 (Reserved Seating)
7 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents
THE BRUBECK BROTHERS CELEBRATE DAVE BRUBECK’S
CENTENNIAL
Miller Center for the Arts: $49 (Reserved Seating)
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
9:30 p.m.: 40th Anniversary Tour
INCOGNITO with MAYSA
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $56 (Reserved Seating)
Midnight: GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
Nick Colionne, Eric Darius, Glenn Jones, Ragan Whiteside, Ray Fuller, Tony
Moore, Tom Zink, Bobby Lyle, Chieli Minucci, Jazmin Ghent, Andrew Neu,
Donald Robinson, Richard Waller and more
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)

SUNDAY, APRIL 5
10 a.m. doors, buffet/11:30 a.m. show: Smooth Jazz JJZ Sunday Brunch
BRIAN BROMBERG‘S UNAPOLOGETICALLY FUNKY BIG
BOMBASTIC BAND featuring Everette Harp, Ray Fuller, Tony Moore,
Tom Zink, Berks Horns
The Inn at Reading: $50 (General Admission; Includes brunch)
12:30 p.m.: The Frank Scott Memorial Art Show
THE ART OF JAZZ AWARDS CEREMONY
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts’ Schmidt Gallery: FREE
3 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
DAVID BENOIT & LINDSEY WEBSTER
Miller Center for the Arts: $49 (Reserved Seating)
6 p.m.: 30th Anniversary Finale
BRIAN CULBERTSON: THE XX TOUR
Scottish Rite Cathedral: $58 (Reserved Seating)

FRIDAY, MARCH 27 (continued)
8 p.m.: Funky Friday
REGGIE BROWN & BUNCH-A-FUNK
Crowne Plaza Reading/Goodnites Lounge: $15 at door
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
9:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
PIECES OF A DREAM with special guest MAYSA
and introducing JUSTIN-LEE SCHULTZ
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $56 (Reserved Seating)
Midnight: GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
Blake Aaron, Tom Braxton, Albert Rivera, Nick Colionne, Andrew Neu, Nelson
Rangell, Alex Bugnon, Marc Antoine, Donald Robinson, Richard Waller and more
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)
SATURDAY, MARCH 28 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.: SOUTH Kitchen & Jazz Parlor presents
GERALD VEASLEY UNSCRIPTED AT BERKS
featuring NELSON RANGELL, ALEX BUGNON, MARC ANTOINE
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $40 (General Admission)
1:30 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents Blues at The Inn
KENNY NEAL & THE NEAL FAMILY REVIEW with special guest FRANK BEY
The Inn at Reading: $49 (General Admission)
2 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
KEIKO MATSUI & KIRK WHALUM
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $56 (Reserved Seating)
3:30 p.m.: A2Z Jazz Party
ANDREW NEU & ROB ZINN
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
6 p.m.: 30th Anniversary All-Star Celebration
RICK BRAUN, PETER WHITE, MINDI ABAIR, NICK COLIONNE,
LARRY BRAGGS, BRIAN BROMBERG, EUGE GROOVE
Santander Performing Arts Center: $59 & $49 (Reserved Seating)
7 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents
READING POPS ORCHESTRA CELEBRATES THE SPIRIT OF DJANGO
with JULIEN LABRO, FRANK VIGNOLA, VINNY RAINOLO,
JOSH TAYLOR, TOM STROHMAN
Miller Center for the Arts: $49 (Reserved Seating)
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
9:30 p.m.: Dynamic Violinist
DAMIEN ESCOBAR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $49 (Reserved Seating)
Midnight: GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
Blake Aaron, Tom Braxton, Nick Colionne, Nelson Rangell, Alex Bugnon,
Marc Antoine, Brian Bromberg, Andrew Neu, Albert Rivera, Donald Robinson,
Richard Waller and more
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)

SUNDAY, MARCH 29
10 a.m. doors, buffet/11:30 a.m. show: Smooth Jazz JJZ Sunday Brunch
JAZZ FUNK SOUL featuring JEFF LORBER, EVERETTE HARP,
PAUL JACKSON JR.
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $52 (Reserved Seating; Includes brunch)
THURSDAY, APRIL 2 (continued)
Eric Darius, Aubrey Logan, Bobby Lyle, Gerald Albright, Tony Moore, Ray Fuller
plus CHUCK LOEB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $58 (Reserved Seating)
7 p.m.: THE PETER ROGAN BAND: NASHVILLE EDITION
featuring special guest PHIL MADERIA and Cliff Starkey, Fred Moreadith,
John Fundyga, Charise Rogosky, Dawn Blanford, Charlene Holloway
The Inn at Reading: $20 (General Admission)
7 p.m.: CALIENTE: LATIN JAZZ NIGHT
Crowne Plaza Reading: $12 at the door (Includes buffet)
7:30 p.m.: KU Presents! Series
THE FABULOUS EQUINOX ORCHESTRA: BIG BAND FOR A NEW
GENERATION
Kutztown University Schaeffer Auditorium
Ticket info at http://www.kutztown-edu/events/ku-presents
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
FRIDAY, APRIL 3
6 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
BONEY JAMES
Scottish Rite Cathedral: $58 (Reserved Seating)
7 p.m.: Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz Night
PAT BIANCHI QUARTET
featuring JOE LOCKE, PAUL BOLLENBACK, BYRON LANDHAM
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $30 (General Admission)
7 p.m.: Classic Music from 1968-1972
DEAN BROWN’S SUMMER OF LOVE EVOLUTION
featuring Randy Brecker, Eric Marienthal, Honey Larochelle, Keith Carlock,
Jim Beard, Schuyler Deale, Devron Patterson, Mino Cinélu, Berks Horns
Miller Center for the Arts: $49 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Blues at The Inn
BILLY PRICE CHARM CITY RHYTHM BAND
The Inn at Reading: $20 (General Admission)
8 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents Funky Friday
FELIX PASTORIUS & HIPSTER ASSASSINS
Crowne Plaza Reading/Goodnites Lounge: $20 (General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
9:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
GERALD ALBRIGHT & JONATHAN BUTLER
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $56 (Reserved Seating)
Midnight: GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
Nick Colionne, Glenn Jones, Ragan Whiteside, Ray Fuller, Tony Moore, Tom
Zink, Andrew Neu, Bobby Lyle, Chieli Minucci, Jazmin Ghent, Brian Bromberg,
Donald Robinson, Richard Waller and more
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)

SATURDAY, APRIL 4
9:30 a.m. registration/10:30 a.m. auction
BERKS JAZZ FEST AUCTION
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Lobby: FREE
SUNDAY, MARCH 29 (continued)
1 p.m.: DOC MULLIGAN GET JazzED DAY featuring MIDDLE SCHOOL
BIG BAND FESTIVAL
Miller Center for the Arts: $10/adults; $5/students at door. Cash only.
2:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
SOUL PATROL featuring LARRY BRAGGS, BLAKE AARON,
TOM BRAXTON
The Inn at Reading: $42 (Reserved Seating)
3 p.m.: Manhattan Transfer Founding Member
JANIS SIEGEL with JOHN DI MARTINO
WCR Center for the Arts: $30 (General Admission)
6 p.m.: DOC MULLIGAN GET JazzED DAY featuring HIGH SCHOOL
BIG BAND FESTIVAL
Miller Center for the Arts: $10/adults; $5/students at door. Cash only.
6 p.m.: XPN Welcomes
BÉLA FLECK & THE FLECKTONES featuring VICTOR WOOTEN,
ROY “FUTUREMAN” WOOTEN, HOWARD LEVY
Santander Performing Arts Center: $59 & $49 (Reserved Seating)

MONDAY, MARCH 30
7 p.m.: Get JazzED Night
RMF PROJECT PENSKE JAZZ JAM hosted by Mike Eben, Albert Rivera,
Gerald Veasley, Brian Bromberg, Eric Marienthal, Aubrey Logan, Bobby Lyle
The Inn at Reading: (Donation at the door)
TUESDAY, MARCH 31
7 p.m.: Reading Eagle Community Concert
U.S. AIR FORCE RHYTHM IN BLUE JAZZ ENSEMBLE
featuring special guest ERIC MARIENTHAL plus BERKS HIGH SCHOOL
ALL-STAR JAZZ BAND directed by ALBERT RIVERA
Exeter High School: FREE (General Admission; Tickets distributed Monday, Feb. 10)
7 p.m.: Jazz at the Abe
BOBBY LYLE & THE LADIES OF SONG featuring TONI LYNNE,
ANNETTE HINES and more
The Abraham Lincoln: $20 (General Admission)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1
Noon: Reading DID MidDay Jazz Café
U.S. AIR FORCE RHYTHM IN BLUE JAZZ ENSEMBLE
featuring special guest RANDY BRECKER
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: FREE (General Admission;
Tickets distributed Monday, Feb. 10)
7 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 presents Blues at The Inn
ERIC CLAPTON RETROSPECTIVE
as performed by CRAIG THATCHER BAND
The Inn at Reading: $20 (General Admission)
7 p.m.: 30th Anniversary Berks Bop Big Band
ANDREW NEU, ERIC MARIENTHAL, GERALD ALBRIGHT, EVERETTE HARP, SKIP
SPRATT, RANDY BRECKER, RICK BRAUN, CRAIG KENNEY, TONY DESANTIS,
AUBREY LOGAN, PAUL ARBOGAST, JARRED ANTONACCI, DAVE CIANCI,
BRIAN BROMBERG, JEFF LORBER, SHERRIE MARICLE, GIL PARRIS
plus BERKS HIGH SCHOOL ALL-STAR JAZZ BAND directed by ALBERT RIVERA
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $45 (Reserved Seating)

THURSDAY, APRIL 2
7 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
CHUCK LOEB MEMORIAL ALL-STAR JAM
Rick Braun, Gerald Veasley, Brian Bromberg, Dean Brown, Chris “Big Dog” Davis,
Randy Brecker, Eric Marienthal, Andrew Neu, Nick Colionne, Chieli Minucci,

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PRE-FEST EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15
7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night / Alvernia Performing Arts Series
Francis Hall Theater & Recital Hall / Alvernia University
VINCE GIORDANO & THE NIGHTHAWKS 11
Ticket Info: http://www.alvernia.edu/arts-culture

THURSDAY, MARCH 16
7:00 p.m. & 9 p.m. (Two Shows): Berks Jazz Fest Night
SOUTH Jazz Parlor / Philadelphia / Two Shows: 7:00 & 9:00 p.m.
GERALD VEASLEY’S ELECTRIC MINGUS PROJECT
Ticket Info: http://www.ticketfly.com/venue/19933-south

FRIDAY, MARCH 17
7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night / Jazz Upstairs Series
Miller Symphony Hall / Rodale Community Room / Allentown
EXPANSIONS: THE DAVE LIEBMAN GROUP
Ticket Info: http://www.millersymphonyhall.org

SATURDAY, MARCH 18
7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night
Building 24 Live / 7:30 p.m.
THE ROYAL SCAM: THE MUSIC OF STEELY DAN
Ticket Info: http://www.bldg24live.com

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night
Building 24 Live / 7:30 p.m.
THE DIVA JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Ticket Info: http://www.bldg24live.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 25
7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night
The Lodge at Sharp Mountain / Pottsville
GREG HATZA ORHANIZATION
Ticket Info: http://www.lodgeatsharpmtn.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 25
7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night
Building 24 Live
Chilean Jazz Master
MANUEL GARCIA with CRAIG THATCHER
Ticket Info: http://www.bldg24live.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 31
7:00 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
DR. LONNIE SMITH
featuring JONATHAN KREISBERG, JOHNATHAN BLAKE
SOUTH Jazz Prlor @ Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: Opening Night Celebration
GERALD ALBRIGHT, PATTI AUSTIN, JONATHAN BUTLER
Santander Performing Arts Center
$52 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
BERKS GROOVE PROJECT
featuring JEFF BRADSHAW, ERIC DARIUS, MARCUS MYERS, DONALD ROBINSON, JJ SANSAVERINO, OLI SILK, GERALD VEASLEY
Building 24 Live
$40 (General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
Free Admission

9:30 p.m.: Music of the Grateful Dead & Jazz Is Dead
CULLEN & COMPANY
featuring MATT CULLEN, DAVID CULLEN, JAMIE MALLEY, ANDERS ALFELT, MICHAEL BOROWSKI
Club JJZ at GoodNItes / Crowne Plaza Reading
$15 (General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
DR. LONNIE SMITH
featuring JONATHAN KREISBERG, JOHNATHAN BLAKE
SOUTH Jazz Parlor @ Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
10:00 p.m.: WDAS-FM 105.3 presents
THE NEW URBAN JAZZ PARTY
featuring BOB BALDWIN, WALTER BEASLEY, MARION MEADOWS, TOM BROWNE
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
$49 (Reserved Seating)
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
featuring NICK COLIONNE, ERIC DARIUS, ADAM HAWLEY, OLI SILK, JEFF BRADSHAW, JJ SANSAVERINO, BRIAN BROMBERG, KAREN BRIGGS, PAT BIANCHI, DAVID P STEVENS, DONALD ROBINSON, RICHARD WALLER and more
Building 24 Live
$28 (General Admission)
SATURDAY, APRIL 1
1:00 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
MIKE EBEN’S FROM THE HIP NONET
SOUTH Jazz Parlor @ Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$18 (General Admission)
1:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
NICK COLIONNE
plus ERIC DARIUS featuring ADAM HAWLEY
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
$49 (Two Concerts; Reserved Seating)
1:30 p.m.: Music of Stevie Ray Vaughn & More
TOMMY KATONA & TEXAS FLOOD
Building 24 Live
$25 (General Admission)
7:00 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
PAT MARTINO ORGAN TRIO WITH HORNS
featuring PAT BIANCHI, CARMEN INTORRE, ADAM NIEWOOD, ALEX NORRIS
SOUTH Jazz Parlor @ Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
7:00 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JZZ presents
FOURPLAY
featuring BOB JAMES, NATHAN EAST, HARVEY MASON, CHUCK LOEB
Santander Performing Arts Center
$49 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: WDIY NPR 88.1 FM presents
JASON MILES presents CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF WEATHER REPORT
featuring JEFF COFFIN, THEO CROKER, GERALD VEASLEY, KAREN BRGGS, MINO CINELU, CARTER BEAUFORD, SHAUN MARTIN
Miller Center for the Arts / Reading Area Community College
$49 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Music of Stevie Ray Vaughn & More
TOMMY KATONA & TEXAS FLOOD
Building 24 Live
$25 (General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubeTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
FREE

9:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
PAT MARTINO ORGAN TRIO WITH HORNS
featuring PAT BIANCHI, CARMEN INTORRE, ADAM NIEWOOD, ALEX NORRIS
SOUTH Jazz Parlor @ Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
10:00 p.m.: WDAS FM 105.3 presents
LARRY GRAHAM & GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
$49 (Reserved Seating)
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
featuring STEVE COLE, NICK COLIONNE, ERIC DARIUS, ADAM HAWLEY, OLI SILK, JEFF BRADSHAW, JJ SANSAVERINO, BRIAN BROMBERG, KAREN BRIGGS, PAT BIANCHI, DAVID P STEVENS, DONALD ROBINSON, RICHARD WALLER and more
Building 24 Live
$28 (General Admission)

SUNDAY, APRIL 2
10:00 a.m. Doors; 11:15 a.m. Show: Smooth Jazz JJZ Sunday Brunch
JAZZ GETS THE BLUES
featuring STEVE COLE, NICK COLIONNE, ERIC DARIUS, CLARENCE SPADY, ALEXIS P SUTER, VICKI BELL, PAT BIANCHI and the BERKS HORNS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
$49 (Reserved Seating; Includes Brunch)
3:00 p.m.: WDIY NPR 88.1 FM presents
THE SUPER BAND
featuring RANDY BRECKER, MIKE STERN, BILL EVANS, KEITH CARLOCK, TOM KENNEDY
Miller Center for the Arts / Reading Area Community College
$49 (Reserved Seating)
4:30 p.m.: Get JazzED presents
HIGH SCHOOL BIG BAND FESTIVAL
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
FREE ADMISSION/DONATIONS ACCEPTED AT DOOR

6:00 p.m.: WDIY NPR 88.1 FM presents
SNARKY PUPPY
Santander Performing Arts Center
$49 (Reserved Seating)

MONDAY, APRIL 3
7:00 p.m.: Reading Musical Foundation Night
BERKS JAZZ JAM: A GET JAZZED EVENT
hosted by
MIKE EBEN and SPECIAL GUESTS
FREE ADMISSION

TUESDAY, APRIL 4
7:30 p.m.: Miller Center for the Arts presents
TROKER
Miller Center for the Arts / Reading Area Community College
Tickets: Call Box Office at 610-607-6270; Online at http://www.racc.edu/millercenter

7:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
ERIC MARIENTHAL
SOUTH Jazz Parlor at Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$25 (General Admission)
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5
Noon: Reading DID MidDay Jazz Cafe
NYPD JAZZ BAND
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
FREE ADISSION (General Admission; Tickets Distributed in February)

7:00 p.m.: Reading Eagle Community Concert
NYPD JAZZ BAND
plus the
BERKS HIGH SCHOOL ALL-STAR JAZZ BAND
directed by TERELL STAFFORD
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
FREE (General Admission; Tickets Distributed in February)

7:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
BERKS BOP NIGHT
featuring JEFF LORBER, GERALD ALBRIGHT, RICK BRAUN, BRIAN BROMBERG, MARCUS FINNIE, EVERETTE HARP, CHUCK LOEB
Building 24 Live
$40 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
FRANK DIBUSSOLO’S PHILY REUNION BAND
featuring JAMES DELI’OREFICE, BRUCE KAMINSKY, DAVE DEPALMA, BRUCE KLAUBER
SOUTH Jazz Parlor at Berks / DoublTree by Hilton Reading
$20 (General Admission)

THURSDAY, APRIL 6
7:00 p.m.: Reading Eagle Community Concert
U.S. AIR FORCE RHYTHM IN BLUE JAZZ ENSEMBLE
and the BERKS HIGH SCHOOL ALL-STAR JAZZ BAND
directed by TERELL STAFFORD
Muhlenberg High School
Free (General admission; Tickets will be distributed in February)

7:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
JEFF HAMILTON TRIO
featuring TAMIR HENDELMAN and CHRISTOPH LUTY
SOUTH Jazz Parlor at Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: WDIY NPR 88.1 FM presents
JAREKUS SINGLETON
plus VANESSA COLLIER
Building 24 Live
$30 (Two Concerts; General Admission)
8:00 p.m.: 27th Annual Jam
BERKS ALL-STAR JAM
featuring CHUCK LOEB, RICK BRAUN, GERALD VEASLEY, NORMAN BROWN, PAUL JACKSON JR., DAVID P STEVENS, BRIAN BROMBERG, GERALD ALBRIGHT, ANDREW NEU, EVERETTE HARP, VINCENT INGALA, RICHARD ELLIOT, PHIL PERRY, BRIAN SIMPSON, ANDY SNITZER, MARCUS FINNIE, KEIKO MATSUI, CHRIS “BIG DOG” DAVIS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
$52 (Reserved Seating)

FRIDAY, APRIL 7
7:00 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
ANAT COHEN QUARTET
SOUTH Jazz Parlor / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
7:00 p.m.: WDAS-FM 105.3 presents
THE SOUL OF JAZZ: WILL DOWNING & NAJEE
Scottish Rite Cathedral
$49 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: An Evening With
KEIKO MATSUI
Miller Center for the Arts / Reading Area Community College
$49 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
JEFF LORBER FUSION
featuring JIMMY HASLIP, GARY NOVAK, ANDY SNITZER
plus special guest PAUL JACKSON JR.
Building 24 Live
$40 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: Rockin’ Friday at the Crowne
THE ARTIMUS PYLE BAND: TRIBUTE TO RONNIE VAN ZANT’S LYNYRD SKYNYRD
plus CAROLYN WONDERLAND
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
$39 (Two Concerts; General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JZZ presents
VINCENT INGALA & MICHAEL MANSON
Crowne Plaza Reading / Club JJZ at GoodNites
$30 (General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
ANAT COHEN QUARTET
SOUTH Jazz Parlor / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
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9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
FREE

10:00 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JZZ presents
WEST COAST JAM
featuring RICK BRAUN, NORMAN BROWN, RICHARD ELLIOT
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
$49 (Reerved Seating)
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
featuring PHIL PERRY, EVERETTE HARP, BRIAN BROMBERG, PAUL JACKSON JR., BRIAN SIMPSON, DAVID P STEVENS, DONALD ROBINSON, ANDY SNITZER, RICHARD WALLER, MICHAEL MANSON, ANDREW NEU, VINCENT INGALA and more
Building 24 Live
$28 (General Admission)
SATURDAY, APRIL 8
9:30 a.m. Registration / 10:30 a.m. Auction
BERKS JAZZ FEST AUCTION
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Ampitheater

1:00 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
AVALON JAZZ BAND
plus THE HOT CLUB OF READING
SOUTH Jazz Parlor / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$20 (Two Concerts; General Admission)
1:30 p.m.: WHUR 96.3 FM presents Remembering George Duke
EVERETTE HARP & FRIENDS
featuring CHANTE MOORE, PHIL PERRY, BRIAN BROMBERG, BRIAN SIMPSON, RAYFORD GRIFFIN, DWIGHT SILLS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
$49 (Reserved Seating)
1:30 p.m.: WDIY NPR 88.1 FM presents New Orleans Funk Master
JON CLEARY
Building 24 Live
$39 (General Admission)
7:00 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
RICK BRAUN: THE MUSIC OF CHET BAKER
SOUTH Jazz Parlor at Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
7:00 p.m.: WHUR 96.3 FM presents
BRIAN CULBERTSON
Scottish Rite Cathedral
$49 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: XPN Welcomes Blues at the Crowne
SHEMEKIA COPELAND
plus SELWYN BIRCHWOOD
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
$40 (Two Concerts; General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: An Evening With
JIM BRICKMAN
Miller Center for the Arts / Reading Area Community College
$49 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
CHUCK LOEB & FRIENDS
Building 24 Live
$40 (General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: Billy Joel Tribute
THE STRANGER featuring MIKE SANTORO
Crowne Plaza Reading / Club JJZ at GoodNites
$28 (General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
RICK BRAUN: THE MUSIC OF CHET BAKER
SOUTH Jazz Parlor at Berks / DoubleTree by Hilton Reading
$39 (General Admission)
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading / Cheers Lounge
FREE

10:00 p.m.: WHUR 96.3 presents Entertainment Cruise Productions Night
MARCUS MILLER
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Ballroom
$49 (Reserved Seating)
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM
featuring BRIAN BROMBERG, ART SHERROD, MATT MARSHAK, ROB DEBOER, TONT GRACE, DAVID P STEVENS, DONALD ROBINSON, RICHARD WALLER, MICHAEL MANSON, BRIAN SIMPSON, ANDREW NEU, VINCENT INGALA and more
Building 24 Live
$28 (General Admission)

SUNDAY, APRIL 9
Smooth Jazz JJZ Sunday Brunch
10:00 a.m. buffet / 11:15 a.m. show
FOUR80EAST
with special guests ART SHERROD and MATT MARSHAK
Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom
$49 (Reserved Seating; Includes Brunch)
1:30 p.m.: The Frank Scott Memorial Art Show
The ART OF JAZZ AWARDS CEREMONY
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts / Schmidt Gallery

3:00 p.m.: Jazzin’ Up the Pops / Symphony in Bossa
READING POPS ORCHESTRA with MINAS
featuring ORLANDO HADDAD, PATRICIA KING, ANDREW NEU
Miller Center for the Arts / Reading Area Community College
Call Box Office at 610-6077-6270; order online at http://www.racc.edu/millercenter

6:00 p.m.: The Grand Finale
KIRK WHALUM’S GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JAZZ CELEBRATION
with KEVIN WHALUM, JOHN STODDART, DOXA GOSPEL ENSEMBLE
and special guest FRED HAMMOND
Scottish Rite Cathedral
$49 (Reserved Seating)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19 / POST-FEST EVENT
7:30 p.m.: KU Presents! Series
BRANFORD MARSALIS with special guest KURT ELLING
Kutztown University Schaeffer Auditorium

Various Venues in Reading, Pennsylvania 19611