Posts Tagged ‘Will Downing’

jazzinthegardens

Jazz in the Gardens has easily become the City of Miami Gardens’ premiere entertainment event. Having 11 years of history under its belt, Jazz in the Gardens celebrates diversity, culture and art through various genres of music. Event-goers find themselves entrenched in the rich beats and musical stylings that vibrate from the stage. The event not only brings world-renowned talent to Miami Gardens, but it gives local artists the opportunity to be seen, heard and possibly discovered.

Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival has been deemed as the undeniable “travel destination for the spring.” JITG occurs annually in March and serves as the inaugural event of the highly anticipated music festival season. The JITG experience is complemented by scenic beaches, plentiful shopping, incredible golf courses, 5-star restaurants, and many other inviting attractions which make South Florida a “must visit” destination. The City of Miami Gardens and its partners are committed to producing an extraordinary experience for our supporters and sponsors.

Hosted by Rickey Smiley

Featuring:

LL COOL J, Robin Thicke, The Roots, Common, Jill Scott, Andra Day, Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding, DJ Z-Trip, Morris Day & The Time, Chante Moore, Will Downing, Marion Meadows, Smokie Norful

March 18, 2017, 4:00 pm – March 19, 2017, 11:00 pm

Hard Rock Stadium,  347 Don Shula Dr, Miami Gardens, FL 33056, USA

musiccityjazzfestival

Who’s Coming to the Stage next for the 2nd Annual Music City Jazz Festival in Nashville, May 25-27, 2017? He is considered one of the most successful saxophonists of our time. He is also described as the most influential crossover players in Pop and R&B, of the past 20 years. MCJF FANS, introducing Grammy-Award Winning, “DAVID SANBORN”!!! We welcome you to the 2nd Annual Music City Jazz Festival Lineup. This lineup will be “One of the Hottest Smooth Jazz Lineups of the Summer” feat: David Sanborn, Brian Culbertson, Will Downing, Bob James, Roy Ayers, Maysa, Rippingtons feat. Russ Freeman, Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Chuck Loeb, Ken Ford, Denny Jiosa and more TBA.

Purchase tickets at www.musiccityjazzfest.com.

Riverfront Park, 100 1st Ave N, Nashville, TN 37201

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Elan Trotman’s Barbados Jazz Excursion – The Caribbean’s Newest and Hottest Jazz & Golf Getaway

Elan Trotman as host is featuring Will Downing, Norman Brown, Marion Meadows, Brian Simpson, Jeanette Harris, and Julian Vaughn.

Friday, October 6, 2017

9am | Atlantis Submarine
11am | Jolly Roger Party Cruise
8pm | Norman Brown, Jeanette Harris & Julian Vaughn

Saturday October 7, 2017

11am | Island Adventure
3pm | Elan Trotman & Friends In Concert
8pm | Dining Around Barbados

Sunday October 8, 2017

8am | Annual Charity Golf Tournament
10am | Mount Gay Rum Distillery
8pm | Will Downing, Marion Meadows & Brian Simpson
11pm | All-Star jam Session & After Party

Book your package here.

dallas

The Dallas Riverfront Jazz Festival will take place from September 1-3, 2017.

Some of the acts performing on this historic event include: Erykah Badu, Will Downing, Najee, Maysa, Peter White, Alex Bugnon, Kim Waters, Phil Perry, Tom Braxton, Pieces of a Dream, and Rick Braun to name a few.

Canton Street, Downtown Dallas

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Usher in the spirit of the holiday season with SOULFUL SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS featuring WILL DOWNING & NAJEE presented by ACT Jams Productions.

With a career that spans over 27 years and 18 albums, Will Downing is one of the most versatile and loved voices of our time. His repertoire consists of signature interpretations of R&B classics like “I Go Crazy,” “Wishing On A Star” and “I Try,” with original hits “A Million Ways,” “Sorry I” and the show-stopping duet with Rachelle Ferrell, “Nothing Has Ever Felt Like This.” His distinctive baritone voice has resonated in the hearts of women world-wide and carved a unique niche in the music marketplace.

Two-time Grammy nominated saxophonist and flautist, Najee has made a career following his heart and keen musical intuition by pushing musical boundaries, all of which have made him an international pioneer in the music industry. Having collaborated with everyone in the music business from Prince and Quincy Jones to Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and Herbie Hancock, Najee’s technical agility, grace, compositional prowess, unbridled passion and fearless genre bending have made him one of the most sought after musicians of his generation. With two Platinum and four Gold albums under his belt, Najee is an icon whose musical vision spawned an entire new genre by fusing the music close to his heart.

Following the concert, guests are invited to take to the dance floor in the orchestra lobby for an Old School Holiday Dance Party featuring everyone’s favorite R&B, funk, house and holiday classics spun by the evening’s host, Al “DJ ACT” Taylor from 94.3FM WYBC.

Friday, December 16, 2016 – 8:00 pm

Palace Theater, 100 E Main St, Waterbury, Connecticut 06702

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Soulful Sounds of Christmas featuring Will Downing with special guests Chante’ Moore & Alex Bugnon

Get tickets here.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 – 8:00 pm

Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28205

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Join for the 2017 festival April 29th and April 30th in 24 hour Las Vegas

The most intimate venue for a festival in the USA allowing the patron to be closer than at any other festivalseating capacity is limited for the

2017 artist lineup

Saturday April 29th 1:00 pm

Brian Culbertson,Will Downing,Gerald Albright,Nick Colionne

more to be added

Sunday April 30th 2:00 pm

Platinum grammy award winner Anthony Hamilton, Grammy award winner Lalah Hathaway, the number 1 record on the r&b charts “permission” Ro James, Eric Roberson

Government Amphitheater, 500 S Grand Central Pkwy, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154