Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp



Upcoming Events

The Litchfield Jazz Festival 15th Anniversary

The Litchfield Jazz Festival 15th Anniversary
WHEN: August 6, 5:00 –
Aug 08, 2010 - 10:00
LOCATION:   The Spring Center, Kent School, Kent, CT

The Litchfield Jazz Festival, called "one of the best jazz festivals on the map," last summer by Maricia Hillman for, will be held August 6-8, 2010. 

Kent is known as the cultural heart of the Litchfield Hills with an array of art galleries, cafes, shops and more, all in walking distance from the festival.  The weekend includes the opening night Friends Gala, three days of jazz, fine arts and craft exhibitors, stellar food vendors, master classes by festival stars and performances by Litchfield Jazz Camp students.  The Festival is “among the best of the best,” (JazzTimes) and is “a model jazz line-up,” (New York Times).  A weekend get-away just two hours from NYC on the Metro North Train. 



2010 Line-up photos

Images from left to right:

Row 1: Dave Brubeck, Arturo O'Farrill, Béla Fleck
Row 2: Denise Thimes, Avery Sharpe, Dave Samuels
Row 3: Gerald Clayton, Young jazz fan in awe of Mr. Brubeck's image, Mario Pavone
Row 4: Jane Bunnett, Wess Anderson, Litchfield Jazz Campers
Row 5:  Aaron Weinstein, Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet, Anat Cohen.

Photo Credits: Steven Sussman, John Abbot, Stuart Feldman and Juan Carlos Hernandez.