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International Jazz Day Free Festival
Presented by KJazz and the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center, our first International Jazz Day Free Festival is this Saturday, April 30th from 2-6 pm in the Vision Theater Parking Lot in Leimert Park. The free Festival will be hosted by our own LeRoy Downs and feature Barbara Morrison, and Dwight Trible and his Quartet, who will perform the works of jazz great, Oscar Brown, Jr. Chester Whitmore's Big Band and John Stephens' Big Band with Barbara Morrison will pay tribute to Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Plus, there will be a beer garden and food vendor.
27th annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival
The 27th annual Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. The Blues stage features artists such as Booker T., Leon Russell, Rebirth Brass Band, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Dwayne Dopsie, Barbara Morrison, and more! Doug Kershaw, with Steve Riley, is one of the artists performing on the second stage, which features Cajun & Zydeco music. In addition to these two stages with dance floors, the Festival features a variety of food choices from authentic Cajun and Creole dishes to traditional barbecue. Tickets and info at www.simicajun.org.
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, June 3-20
The 18th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival, June 3-12, promises to be truly amazing with a bevy of jazz heroes coming to honor legendary jazz drummer Billy Hart including Dave Holland, Joshua Redman, Dave Liebman and Chris Potter. Plus Julian Lage comes home with a dazzling new trio, piano genius Fred Hersch pairs with clarinet sensation Anat Cohen, 12 year old piano sensation Joey Alexander comes with his trio, Charlie Hunter brings his 7-string axe, Dr. Michael White Quartet summons spirits of New Orleans, and much more over the 10 day musical feast, June 3-12.
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Essential 88 jazz albums
88 Essential Jazz Albums
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KJazz Summer Benefit Concert
This special evening to benefit KJazz 88.1 FM stars the Triple GRAMMY®-award winning Ramsey Lewis with Special Guest, Triple GRAMMY® winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater. GRAMMY®-nominated Jane Monheit and her band open the show.
Donate $50 or more at any time now through April 30th and you will automatically be entered for a chance to win the Jazz Appreciation Month Grand Prize Sweepstakes - one trip for two, from June 28th - July 2nd, to the 37th edition of the Montreal International Jazz Festival! The prize includes roundtrip airfare for two from anywhere in the US to Montreal, four nights hotel accommodations at the four-star Hyatt Regency Montreal, two pairs of tickets to two concerts at the Place des Arts, and Festival merchandise. Located in cool downtown Montreal, this year's line-up includes Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Gregory Porter, Brad Mehldau, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Joey Alexander, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and much more! More info about the Festival and this year's line-up is available at www.montrealjazzfest.com.
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Four time GRAMMY award winner Gordon Goodwin Hosts "Phat Tracks with Gordon Goodwin", Saturdays, Noon - 2PM
The show's focus is on playing music - of any style - that has the right mix of content, optimism and artistic honesty. Or in other words, Phatness! Gordon brings the audience inside the music in an intimate way, showing a perspective that we seldom get.
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