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2004 Jazz Festivals

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March 21-April 4
Savannah, GA

Savannah Music Festival
Featuring Wayne Shorter and Toots Thielemans go Brazilian, Lewis Nash, Poncho Sanchez, Wess Anderson, Little Freddie King, Marcus Roberts and Friends, Derek Trucks, Hubert Sumlin with the Nighthawks, John D. Holeman and David Butler, Dick Hyman.
www.savannahmusicfestival.org

April 15-18
New Orleans, LA

French Quarter Festival
Stages on Bourbon St., Jackson Square, Riverfront Park, Satchmo SummerFest Brass Band Stage and more. Featuring Deacon John and the Ivories, Dr. Michael White, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers, Ellis Marsalis, Los Hombres Calientes, New Orleans International Music Colloquium on "The Brass Band Tradition in New Orleans", Charmaine Neville, Walter "Wolfman" Washington.

April 23-May 2
New Orleans, LA

35th Anniversary New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Featuring international, national, regional and local talent including Harry Connick, Jr., B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Wyclef Jean.
www.nojazzfest.com

April 24-May 11
Kalamazoo, MI

Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
Featuring Peter Cincotti, The Bad Plus, Ray Bryant, Eldar Djangirov, Steven Mayer, Jacques Loussier, Hilton Ruiz, Jason Moran, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Dr. John, Bill Charlap and Dick Hyman, Ahmad Jamal, Harry Connick, Jr.
www.gilmore.org

May 1-31
Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Jazz Festival
May 14: Dianne Reeves; May 27: Yusef Lateef and Adam Rudolf; May 28: Hugh Masekela and Arturo Sandoval; May 29: Heath Brothers, Ahmad Jamal, Shirley Horn; May 30: Vinicius Cantauria, Randy Weston; May 31: Russell Gunn, Lizz Wright, Regina Carter, Roy Hargrove
www.atlantafestivals.com

May 13-16
Oahu, Hawaii

The Hamakua Music Festival
Featuring Howard Alden, Ken Peplowski, Dori Caymmi, Kevyn Lettau, Mike Shapiro, Eric Marienthal, Gerald Clayton.
www.hamakuamusicfestival.org

May 25-31
New York, NY

9th Vision Festival
Joseph Jarman, Sun Ra Arkestra, Mark Dresser, Henry Grimes, Amiri and Amina Baraka, William Parker, Kidd Jordan, Reggie Workman

May 28-June 13
Charleston, SC

Spoleto USA
Featuring Renato Braz, Uri Caine, Fred Hersch, Bill Charlap, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Wycliffe Gordon and Eric Reed.
www.spoletousa.org

June 3-6
San Juan, PR

Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Fest
June 3: Jimmy Bosch, Spyro Gyra; June 4: Edgar Abraham, Monty Alexander Tribute to Bob Marley, Tony Perez Quintet with special guests Giovanni Hidalgo and Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez; June 5: Tito de Gracia y su Naoka Jam, Gato Barbieri, Dianne Reeves; June 6: Berklee Student Band, Romero Lubambo's Trio da Paz, Los Van Van.
www.prheinekenjazz.com

June 4-12
Rochester, NY

Rochester International Jazz Fest
Featuring Oscar Peterson, David Sanborn, Bobby McFerrin, Marian McPartland, Yolanda Adams, Stanley Clarke, Jean-Luc Ponty, Al DiMeola, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans, Tim Ries w/ Music of the Rolling Stones, Trio da Paz.
www.rochesterjazz.com

June 6-8
Columbia, MD

Capital Jazz Fest
Featuring David Sanborn, BWB, Earl Klugh, Michael Franks, Dave Koz, India Arie.
www.capitaljazz.com

June 7-13
Burlington, VT

Discover Jazz Fest
Featuring Medeski Martin & Wood, Soulive, DJ Logic, Zappa Celebration, Discover Jazz Big Band, Chris Potter , Steve Coleman and 5 Elements, VT Jazz Ensemble Basie Salute, Blues Tent, Branford Marsalis , Randy Weston's African Rhythms, Omar Sosa, Jane Bunnett Spirits of Havana.
www.discoverjazz.com

June 10-July 16
New York , NY

Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing
Featuring he George Gee tribute to Basie and Miller, closes with Illinois Jacquet, plus Cuban, salsa, African, Mardi Gras, tango, rockabilly, merengue, samba, soul, swing.
www.lincolncenter.org/programs/swing_home.asp

June 13-20
Wilmington, DE

15th Annual DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Fest
Featuring Lizz Wright, Regina Carter.
www.cliffordbrownjazzfest.org

June 13-26
New York, NY

JVC Jazz Fest New York
Carnegie Hall: Joao Gilberto, kd lang, Ornette Coleman, Abbey Lincoln, Tribute to Nina Simone, Lou Reed, Dianne Reeves, Peter Cincotti, Hancock Shorter Holland Blade, Salsa Jazz Jam. Kaye Playhouse: Bill Charlap 3, Maria Schneider Orch, Party for Phil Woods, Stacey Kent. Merkin Hall: John Scofield 3, Tomasz Stanko, Roy Haynes. Studio Museum of Harlem: TS Monk, George Coleman. Also, shows at Apollo, Birdland, Uri Caine featured at Village Vanguard.
www.festivalproductions.net

June 19-20
Los Angeles, CA

26th Playboy Jazz Fest
Featuring Wynton Marsalis, Etta James, Savion Glover, Hugh Masekela, Latin Side All Stars, Yerba Buena, Charles McPherson, Bela Fleck, Roy Hargrove, Hancock Shorter Holland Blade.
www.

June 21-August 7
Palo Alto, CA

Stanford Jazz Fest
Featuring drummers Jimmy Cobb, Joe Farnsworth, Akira Tana, Pete Magadini, Ndugu Chancler, Albert "Tootie" Heath; bassists Ray Drummond and John Webber; saxophonists Dave Liebman, Eric Alexander and Andrew Speight; pianists Harold Mabern, Geoffrey Keezer and Mark Levine; guitarists Mundell Lowe and Peter Bernstein, Jim Cullum Jazz Band, Brian Lynch on trumpet.
www.stanfordjazz.org

June 24-27
Aspen, CO

Janus Jazz Aspen Snowmass
Featuring Wynton Marsalis, Natalie Cole, Al Green, Lizz Wright, Buddy Guy, Medeski Martin & Wood.
www.jazzaspen.org

June 25-July 4
Syracuse, NY

TD Canada Trust Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival
see www.torontojazzlive.com

June 25-27
Syracuse, NY

Syracuse M&T Jazz Fest
www.syracusejazzfest.com

June 25-July 4
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver International Jazz Fest
Featuring Oscar Peterson.
www.jazzvancouver.com/jazzfest.cfm

June 26-27
Saratoga Springs, NY

Freihofer's Jazz Fest
Featuring June 26: Hancock Shorter Holland Blade, Boney James, The Gap Band, Dianne Reeves, Bela Fleck, Peter Cincotti, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, Greg Osby 4, Doug Wamble; June 27: George Benson, Dave Koz & Friends, Youssou N'Dour, Branford Marsalis, Joe Lovano w/ Hank Jones, George Mraz and Paul Motian, Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, Rebecca Parris, Jeremy Pelt.
www.spac.org

June 30-July 11
Montreal, Canada

25th Anniversary Montreal International Jazz Fest
Featuring Diana Krall, kd lang, Ibrahim Ferrer, Dianne Reeves, Oliver Jones, Oscar Peterson, Tony Bennett, George Benson, Richard Bona, Wynton Marsalis, Elvin Jones.
www.montrealjazzfest.com

July 2-4
Iowa City, Iowa

Iowa City Jazz Fest
Featuring United Jazz Ensemble, Orquesta Alto Maiz, Kevin "BF" Burt & the Instigators,, David Berkman Quartet with Dick Oatts, Jane Bunnett and the Spirits of Havana, Stefon Harris and Blackout, Grismore/Scea, Guaranteed Swahili, Terell Stafford, Patricia Barber, Yellowjackets.
www.iowacityjazzfestival.com

July 7-25
Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe Jazz & International Music Festival
Moved from October to July!
www.santafejazzfestival.com/

July 18-20
Columbus, OH

Michelob Lite Jazz & Rib Fest
Featuring
www.columbus-chamber.org

July 29-August 1
Townsend, WA

Centrum's Jazz Port
Featuring
www.centrum.org/events/jazz.html

Buster Williams, Ian McDougall, Luciana Souza, Festival Big Band, Ernestine Anderson, Phil Woods / Bud Shank, Downtown in the clubs: John Clayton, Bill Mays, George Cables, Bobby Shew, Ingrid Jensen, Victor Lewis, Nancy King, Gary Smulyan.

July Festivals in Europe

July 2-11
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen Jazz Fest
Featuring Milton Nascimento, Ahmad Jamal, Gilberto Gil, Keith Jarrett (already sold out!), Michael Brecker, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, Hancock Shorter Holland Blade.
www.festival.jazz.dk

July 2-17
Montreux, Switzerland

38th Montreux Jazz Fest
Featuring Al Jarreau, André Ceccarelli & Friends, Barbara Hendricks, Biréli Lagrène.
www.montreuxjazz.com

July 9-11
The Hague, the Netherlands

JVC North SeaJazz Fest
Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater with David Sanchez and Latin Landscapes.
www.Northseajazz.nl

July 9-18
Perugia, Italy

31st Anniversary Umbria Jazz
Featuring Dr. John, B.B. King, George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette, Alicia Keys, Manhattan Transfer/Count Basie Orch, Dee Dee Bridgewater with David Sanchez and Latin Landscapes, El Tango de Astor Piazzolla, Burt Bachrach, James Brown, Hiromi, Hancock Shorter Holland Blade.
www.umbriajazz.com

July 10-20
Antibes Juan-les-Pins, France

"Jazz à Juan"
Program TBA.
www.antibes-juanlespins.com

July 17-25
Pori, Finland

39th Pori Jazz Fest
Featuring Stevie Wonder, Dixie Hummingbirds, Ted Curson, Louis Hayes, Django Fest, Organ Fest, Tania Maria, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Charles Tolliver, Dave Brubeck, Gary Bartz, Jean Michel Pilc, Kurt Rosenwinkel/Joshua Redman, Alicia Keyes.
www.porijazz.com

July 11-17
Vitoria-Gazteiz, Spain

28th Fest de Jazz
Featuring Erik Truffaz, Geri Allen, Randy Brecker/Bill Evans Soulbop Band, Hancock Shorter Holland Blade, Russell Gunn, Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orch w/ Patti Austin, Solomon Burke, Mark Turner, Chano Dominguez , Branford Marsalis, Soweto Kinch, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin & Voicestra, Juilliard All Stars, Paco de Lucia, Lewis Nash.
www.jazzvitoria.com

July 28-31
Salt Lake City, UT

Lyon & Healy International Jazz and Pop Harpfest
Held this year at the University of Utah’s Libby Gardner Hall.
http://www.lyonhealy.com/catalog/harpfest2.html

July 31 and August 7
Katonah, NY

Caramoor Jazz Fest
Featuring Joe Lovano, Pete Malinverni Trio, Lewis Nash Trio, John Abercrombie Quartet, Kurt Elling, Frank Wess, Jazz Composers Collective, the Herbie Nichols Project, the Frank Kimbrough Trio, Trio da Paz, Sheila Jordan Quartet with Steve Kuhn, Phil Wilson Berklee College of Music Band, Jon Faddis Tribute to Count Basie.
www.caramoor.org

August 6-8
Litchfield, CT

The Litchfield Jazz Festival
Featuring Dave Santoro and Stephanie Nakasian, Arturo Sandoval, Bill Mays, Bobby Watson and Horizon, Mario Pavone, Ray Barretto, Freddie Cole Tribute to Nat, Count Basie Celebration with Frank Wess, Eric Reed, Mike Dirubbio, Mark Turner and Matthias Lupri, Maria Muldaur, Brad Mehldau, John Pizzarelli, Bossa Nova.
www.litchfieldjazzfest.com

August 6-8
Oyster Bay, NY

Long Island Jazz Fest
Featuring Jimmy Scott, Ahmad Jamal, Cassandra Wilson, Joshua Redman, Tito Puente, Jr. Orchestra, Nestor Torres.
www.fotapresents.org

August 7-8
Gresham, OR

Mt. Hood Jazz Fest
Featuring Heath Brothers, Abbey Lincoln, Cyrus Chestnut, Charlie Hunter, James Carter.
www.mthoodjazz.com

August 1-13
Marciac, France

Jazz in Marciac
Featuring Richard Bona, Cesaria Evora, Stacey Kent, Dee Dee Bridgewater and David Sanchez, Eric Bibb Band, Buddy Guy, Chucho Valdes Sextet, Michel Camilo Trio, Pharoah Sanders, Charlie Haden and Carla Bley, Ana Popovic, Joe Louis Walker and Kenny Wayne, Brad Mehldau Solo, Wynton Marsalis Quartet, 100 Grammes De Tête, The Skatalites, Enrico Rava, Eric Truffaz, Marciac Big Band, Tito Paris, Cubanismo, Bobo Stenson Trio, McCoy Tyner, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Solomon Burke, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin and Joe Zawinul, Richard Galliano Septet, Didier Lockwood, André Ceccarelli, Ahmad Jamal, Ray Barreto New World Spirit, Eddie Palmieri.
www.jazzinmarciac.com

August 6-8
Telluride, CO

Telluride Jazz Celebration
Featuring Leon Russell, Richie Cole, Cloud Nine, Medeski Martin & Wood, Larry Coryell, Caribbean Jazz Project, Chris Potter, Flora Purim and Airto, Kurt Elling, Telluride Jazz Session, Young Razzcals Jazz Project.
www.telluridejazz.com

August 5-8
San Jose, CA

Comcast San Jose Jazz Festival
Lineup TBA.
www.sanjosejazz.org

August 11-15
Newport, RI

50th Newport Jazz Festival
Featuring Dave Brubeck's "The Gates of Justice," Harry Connick, Jr. Quartet, Branford Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Phil Woods, Ron Carter, Roy Haynes, Jackie McLean, Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra, George Shearing, Christian McBride, Clark Terry, Cedar Walton, James Moody, Marian McPartland, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Lew Tabackin, Russell Malone, Howard Alden, Lewis Nash, Mulgrew Miller, Peter Washington, Randy Sandke, Frank Wess, Ravi Coltrane, Ken Peplowski, Renee Rosnes, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, Wayne Shorter, Wynton Marsalis with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Dave Holland, Clark Terry, Dave Douglas, Bill Cosby, Mingus Big Band, Peter Cincotti, Nicholas Payton, Regina Carter, Roswell Rudd, Roy Hargrove, Jimmy Heath, James Carter, Lee Konitz, Gary Burton, Geri Allen, Chico Hamilton, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Wallace Roney, Percy Heath, Bobby Watson, Peter Washington, Cedar Walton, Donald Harrison, Brian Blade, Doug Wamble, Lewis Nash, Steve Turre, Barry Altschul.
www.newportjazz50th.com

August 27-29
Park City, UT

Fidelity Park City Jazz Fest
Featuring Chaka Kahn w/ the Lionel Hampton Orch, Patti Austin with the Count Basie Orch, David Sanborn, Regina Carter, Los Hombres Calientes.
www.parkcityjazz.com

September 3-5
Lenox, MA

Tanglewood Jazz Festival
Featuring Eliane Elias, Eddie Palmieri, Marian McPartland and guest, Harry Connick, Jr., Branford Marsalis 4, Miguel Zenón, Doug Wamble, Dave Brubeck with Symphonette and Quartet.
www.bso.org

September 3-6
Vail, CO

Labor Day Weekend Party
Featuring
www.vailjazz.org

September 17-19
Monterey, CA

Monterey Jazz Festival
Featuring Bobby McFerrin and Jack DeJohnette, Terence Blanchard with Jon Faddis, Savion Glover and TI-DII, Take 6, Bill Charlap, Don Byron , Jazz at Lincoln Center's Afro-Latin Orch, Marian McPartland, Regina Carter.
www.montereyjazzfestival.org

September 23-26
Sedona, AZ

Sedona Jazz on the Rocks Jazz Festival
Lineup TBA.
www.sedonajazz.com

September 25-26
Los Angeles, CA

Summer Breeze Music Festival
Lineup features Everette Harp, Doc Powell, Paul Jackson, Jr., Billy Mitchell.


March 11-20, 2005
Reading, PA

Berks Jazz Fest
Lineup TBA.


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