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JAZZ IN MARCIAC

JAZZ IN MARCIAC TWO FULL WEEKS AT THE END OF JULY CELEBRATING 40 YEARS

The town is characteristic of the bastide in the area – central village square with the town hall the main feature, with the village shops clustered along the four sides of the square. Wide arched pavements allow dining out of doors in the summer, when music is piped around the square. JAZZ IN MARCIAC The […]

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NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL AT FORT ADAMS STATE PARK

The first Newport Jazz Festival in 1954 set the formula for all major jazz festivals to follow. Popular artists were the attractions that sold tickets. But it was the important unsung jazz heroes from the traditional to avant-garde that attracted the critics and gave the festival an artistic credibility. NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL In 1954, Ella […]

BIX JAZZ FESTIVAL

BIX JAZZ FESTIVAL AT THE RHYTHM CITY CASINO RESORT IN NORTH DAVENPORT

The Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival is an annual tribute to Bix Beiderbecke. He is a famed jazz cornetist, pianist, and composer. The Bix Jazz Festival is (normally) held in Davenport, Iowa, Bix’s hometown. It is one of the largest jazz festival in the United States, held the first weekend of August. The music goes […]

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BRECON JAZZ FESTIVAL

Brecon, archaically known as Brecknock, is a market town and community in Powys, Mid Wales, with a population of 7,901. The Orchard Media and Events Group, the operator of the Brecon Jazz festival since 2012, has announced it is calling time on its running of the famous mid Wales event, based on financial considerations. In […]

CURACAO NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL

CURACAO NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL ONE THING IS FOR SURE THE CARIBBEAN WILL SWING!

“After we became a couple, she composed our time together. She planned days as if they were artistic events. One afternoon we went to Tybee Island for a picnic; we ate blueberries and drank champagne tinted with curacao and listened to Miles Davis, and when I asked the name of her perfume, she said it […]

CHICAGO JAZZ FESTIVAL

CHICAGO JAZZ FESTIVAL A FOUR-DAY FREE CELEBRATION OF JAZZ CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER, MILLENNIUM PARK

Jazz Institute of Chicago has programmed the Chicago Jazz Festival in partnership with the City of Chicago since the festival began in 1979. The organization’s mission to promote and nurture jazz in Chicago is carried out by providing jazz education for youth and adults, supporting the creation of new work by Chicago jazz musicians; growing […]