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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,

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert

7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night/Alvernia Performing Arts Series
HOT CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA
Francis Hall Theater and Recital Hall at Alvernia University
Tickets: alvernia.edu/arts-culture/

FRIDAY, MARCH 15: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night/Jazz Upstairs Series

CRAIG THATCHER JAZZ PROJECT
Miller Symphony Hall Rodale Community Room, Allentown
Tickets: millersymphonyhall.org

MARCH 16-APRIL 7: Berks Jazz Fest preview event Berks Jazz Fest for Kids

ART DOG
Yocum Institute for Arts Education
Tickets: http://www.institute-of-arts.org
THURSDAY, MARCH 28: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night
DAVE STAHL BIG BAND
featuring special guests ANDY SNITZER, GERALD VEASLEY
The Hebron Catering and Events Facility Lebanon
Tickets: http://www.davestahl.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 30: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7 p.m.: Jazz on Penn Avenue

PIANO DUET: KIRK REESE & ANDY ROBERTS
plus BERKS PIANO QUARTET
Yocum Institute for Arts Education
Tickets: http://www.institute-of-arts.org

TUESDAY, APRIL 2: Berks Jazz Fest preview concert 7:30 p.m.: Berks Jazz Fest Night

THE LAST BIG BAND
Crowne Plaza Reading Goodnites Lounge: $10 at door
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 7:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL TRIBUTE
Mike Eben, Chris Heslop, Ken Kemmerer, Dave Lazorcik, Bob Meashey,
Steve Meashey, Marty Mellinger, Albert Rivera, Bill Smith, Al Stokes
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $20 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: Opening Night Celebration
BRIAN CULBERTSON
Santander Performing Arts Center: $58 & $51 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Hall of Fame Drummer
STEVE SMITH & VITAL INFORMATION NYC EDITION
Andy Fusco, Baron Browne, Mark Soskin, Vinny Valentino
The Inn at Reading: $39 (General Admission)
9 p.m.: Funky Dance Party
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

SATURDAY, APRIL 13 

7 p.m.: WDAS 105.3 FM presents
BONEY JAMES
Scottish Rite Cathedral: $55 (Reserved Seating)
7 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents A Night of Great Vocals
LEAN ON ME: JOSÉ JAMES CELEBRATES BILL WITHERS
plus LIZZ WRIGHT
Miller Center for the Arts: $59 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Gypsy Jazz Celebration at WCR
DJANGO REINHARDT ALL-STAR DJAM hosted by JULIEN LABRO
featuring Olli Soikkeli, Josh Taylor, Max O’Rourke, Eduardo Belo,
Chris Heslop, Trey LaRue, Zach Brock, Gonzalo Bergara
WCR Center for the Arts: $35 (General Admission)
8 p.m.: Rockin’ Blues
CARL FILIPIAK & THE JIMI JAZZ BAND
Crowne Plaza Reading Goodnites Lounge: $10 at door
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
10 p.m.: WDAS 105.3 FM presents
REMEMBERING GROVER AT 75! GERALD ALBRIGHT, EVERETTE
HARP, KIRK WHALUM, ANDY SNITZER with GROVER WASHINGTON
JR.’S ORIGINAL BAND and THE BERKS HORNS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $55 (Reserved Seating)
Midnight: GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM featuring Nick Colionne,
Kim Waters, Art Sherrod, Althea Rene, Chris “Big Dog” Davis, Brian Bromberg, Tony Moore,
Ray Fuller, Tom Zink, Karen Briggs, Donald Robinson, Slam Allen, Richard Waller and more
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

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
The Berks Horns
The Inn at Reading: $50 (General Admission; Includes brunch)
10 a.m. doors/11:30 a.m. show: WRTI 90.1 FM Sunday Brunch
DAVE STAHL QUINTET featuring Tom Strohman, Lew Leabman,
Wayne Fox, Rob Cochran
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $45 (General Admission, 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: FREE
3 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
BOB JAMES TRIO featuring Billy Kilson, Michael Palazzolo
Miller Center for the Arts: $49 (Reserved Seating)
6 p.m.: The Grand Finale
KIRK WHALUM’S GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JAZZ CELEBRATION
with special guest TAKE 6 plus KEVIN WHALUM, JOHN STODDART,
DOXA GOSPEL ENSEMBLE
Scottish Rite Cathedral: $55 (Reserved Seating)
TUESDAY, APRIL 16 post Berks Jazz Fest concert
7:30 p.m.: KU Presents! Series
ARTURO SANDOVAL
Kutztown University Schaeffer Auditorium
Ticket info at kutztownpresents.org

FRIDAY, APRIL 5 (continued)

10 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
JEFFREY OSBORNE
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $55 (Reserved Seating)
Midnight
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM featuring Nick Colionne, Brian Bromberg,
Joe McBride, Steve Cole, Jeff Kashiwa, Jackiem Joyner, Albert Rivera, Jay Rowe, Donald
Robinson, Richard Waller, JJ Sansaverino, Carl Anderson, Kevin Whalum and more
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)

SATURDAY, APRIL 6 1:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents

I GOT LIFE: THE MUSIC OF NINA SIMONE featuring CAROL RIDDICK &
GERALD VEASLEY
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $35 (General Admission)
2 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents
WALTER TROUT plus BRUCE KATZ BAND
The Inn at Reading: $49 (General Admission)
2 p.m. & 8 p.m.: Steely Dan Tribute
THE ROYAL SCAM
Crowne Plaza Reading Goodnites Lounge: $25 (General Admission)
2 p.m.: WHUR 96.3 FM presents
ART SHERROD & THE ASJ ORCHESTRA’S MOTOWN, SOUL REVUE
and ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTE
Jeff Kashiwa, Elan Trotman, Paul Brown, Kevin Whalum,
Tracy Hamlin, Jeff Bradshaw, David P Stevens, Benjie Porecki
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $55 (Reserved Seating)
7 p.m.: WHUR 96.3 FM presents
SWEET, SEXY SOUL! WILL DOWNING, HOWARD HEWETT,
AVERY SUNSHINE
Santander Performing Arts Center: $58 & $51 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents Pops 50th Anniversary Celebration
KEIKO MATSUI and the READING POPS ORCHESTRA
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
10 p.m.: WHUR 96.3 FM presents
THE SOUL OF JAZZ! ERIC ROBERSON, NICK COLIONNE,
BRIAN SIMPSON, ALEX BUGNON, ERIC DARIUS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $55 (Reserved Seating)
Midnight
GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM featuring Nick Colionne, Brian Bromberg,
Joe McBride, Steve Cole, Jeff Kashiwa, Jackiem Joyner, Albert Rivera, Jay Rowe, Donald
Robinson, Richard Waller, JJ Sansaverino, Carl Anderson, Kevin Whalum and more
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

10 a.m. doors, buffet/11:30 a.m. show: Smooth Jazz JJZ Sunday Brunch
JOE MCBRIDE & THE TEXAS RHYTHM CLUB: UNCHAIN MY HORNS!
featuring THE BERKS HORNS: Mike Anderson, Rob Diener, Chuck
Gottesman, Skip Spratt, Andy Mohler
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $51 (Reserved Seating; Includes brunch)
1 p.m.: DOC MULLIGAN GET JazzED DAY
MIDDLE SCHOOL BIG BAND FESTIVAL
Miller Center for the Arts: $10/adults; $5/students at door

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

7 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
WEST COAST JAM! RICHARD ELLIOTT, RICK BRAUN, PETER WHITE
Scottish Rite Cathedral: $55 (Reserved Seating)
7 p.m.: Jazz at The Highlands
BOBBY LYLE & KENNY BLAKE
The Highlands at Wyomissing: $20 (General Admission; Limited Availability)
7:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents Catch A Rising Star Night
KAYLA WATERS plus TEEN TOWN
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $30 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: Celebrating the Music of Weather Report
JASON MILES, RANDY BRECKER, BOB MINTZER, GERALD VEASLEY,
KAREN BRIGGS, MINO CINÉLU, RICHIE MORALES
Miller Center for the Arts: $49 (Reserved Seating)
7:30 p.m.: Music of Stevie Ray Vaughn
TOMMY KATONA & TEXAS FLOOD
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: Gypsy Jazz Celebration at WCR
JULIEN LABRO, OLLI SOIKKELI QUARTET plus
THE HOT CLUB OF READING with special guest GONZALO BERGARA
WCR Center for the Arts: $35 (General Admission)
8 p.m.: Funky Friday
ERICH CAWALLA’S UPTOWN BAND
Crowne Plaza Reading Goodnites Lounge: $10 at door
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE
10 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
“WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER:” A TRIBUTE TO AL JARREAU
starring CHRIS WALKER
featuring special guests REGINA BELLE, RICK BRAUN, ERIC MARIENTHAL
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $55 (Reserved Seating)
Midnight: GERALD VEASLEY’S MIDNIGHT JAM featuring Nick Colionne,
Kim Waters, Art Sherrod, Althea Rene, Andy Snitzer, Karen Briggs, Chris “Big Dog”
Davis, Brian Bromberg, Tony Moore, Ray Fuller, Tom Zink, Donald Robinson,
Slam Allen, Richard Waller and more
The Inn at Reading: $30 (General Admission)

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

9:30 a.m. registration/10:30 a.m. auction
BERKS JAZZ FEST AUCTION
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading: FREE
1:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.: WRTI 90.1 FM presents
THE JAZZ CRUISE ALL-STARS: RANDY BRECKER & ERIC MARIENTHAL
with special guest TERELL STAFFORD
Club ECP at the DoubleTree: $45 (General Admission)
2 p.m.: WDAS 105.3 FM presents
CHRIS “BIG DOG” DAVIS & FRIENDS featuring Phil Perry, Nick Colionne,
Maysa, Kim Waters, Art Sherrod, Althea Rene
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading Grand Ballroom: $55 (Reserved Seating)
2 p.m.: WDIY 88.1 FM presents
BIG SAM’S FUNKY NATION plus SLAM ALLEN’S TRIBUTE TO
JAMES COTTON featuring Steve Guyger, Rene Carlson, Mikey Junior
The Inn at Reading: $49 (General Admission)
TICKETS: berksjazzfest.com; Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-
3000 or ticketmaster.com; Santander Arena Box Office,
Seventh and Penn streets, Reading, PA 19602
*Lineup as of 11/5/18.
Subject to change.

SUNDAY, APRIL 7 (continued)

2:30 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
THE SAX PACK!: STEVE COLE, JEFF KASHIWA, JACKIEM JOYNER
The Inn at Reading: $40 (General Admission)
6 p.m.: DOC MULLIGAN GET JazzED DAY
HIGH SCHOOL BIG BAND FESTIVAL
Miller Center for the Arts: $10/adults; $5/students at door
7 p.m.: XPN Welcomes
ALLMAN BETTS BAND featuring Devon Allman, Duane Betts,
Peter Levin, Berry Oakley Jr., John Stachela Jr., R. Scott Bryan, John Lum
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $52 (Reserved Seating);
$48 (General Admission)

MONDAY, APRIL 8

7 p.m.: Get JazzED Night
RMF PROJECT PENSKE JAZZ JAM hosted by Mike Eben, Albert Rivera,
Gerald Veasley, Brian Bromberg
The Inn at Reading: FREE (Donation at the door)

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

7 p.m.: Reading Eagle Community Concert
U.S. NAVY BAND COMMODORES plus BERKS HIGH SCHOOL
ALL-STAR JAZZ BAND directed by KEVIN KJOS
Muhlenberg High School: FREE (General Admission; Tickets distributed Monday, Feb. 11)
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10
1 p.m.: Reading DID MidDay Jazz Café
U.S. NAVY BAND COMMODORES
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: FREE (General Admission; Tickets
distributed Monday, Feb. 11)
7 p.m.: Get JazzED Appreciation Day
KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE I
plus BERKS HIGH SCHOOL ALL-STAR JAZZ BAND directed by KEVIN KJOS
plus CHUCK LOEB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
The Inn at Reading: FREE (Donation at the door)

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

7 p.m.: Smooth Jazz JJZ presents
CHUCK LOEB MEMORIAL ALL-STAR JAM featuring Rick Braun, Gerald Veasley,
Brian Bromberg, Randy Brecker, Nick Colionne, Peter White, Ray Fuller, Richard Elliot,
Kim Waters, Art Sherrod, Andy Snitzer, Everette Harp, Althea Rene, Chris “Big Dog” Davis,
Tom Zink, Jason Miles, Tony Moore, Chris Walker, Phil Perry
plus CHUCK LOEB MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Grand Ballroom: $55 (Reserved Seating)
7 p.m.: WEEU 830 AM presents
CULLEN & COMPANY featuring David Cullen, Matt Cullen, Cliff Starkey, Chico Huff
plus THE PETER ROGAN BAND featuring Cliff Starkey, Fred Moreadith, John Fundyga,
Charise Rogosky
The Inn at Reading: $20 (General Admission)
7:30 p.m.: Reading Eagle Community Concert
U.S. ARMY JAZZ AMBASSADORS
Miller Center for the Arts: FREE (General Admission; Tickets distributed Monday, Feb. 18)
9:30 p.m.: Cheers Lounge Jazz Party
AL “DJ ACT” TAYLOR
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading/Cheers Lounge: FREE