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Festival goers enjoyed perfect weather at the 2014 LJF

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Mike Stern at the 2014 LJF

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Kirk Whalum at the 2014 LJF

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Cécile McLorin Salvant at the 2014 LJF

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Janek Gwizdala with Mike Stern Band at the 2014 LJF

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Carmen Staaf Sextet at the 2014 LJF

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Jimmy Greene at the 2014 LJF

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Romance and Jazz

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Anthony Strong at the 2014 LJF

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RC Murals masterpiece at the 2014 LJF

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Frank Alkyer Leads Artist Talk with Jane Bunnett

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Claudio Roditi at the 2014 LJF

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Standing Ovation

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Curtis Fuller at the 2014 LJF

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Cyrus Chestnut at the 2014 LJF

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Sunday brought the Super Moon at the 2014 LJF

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LJO Performs a Django Reinhardt Tribute at the 2014 LJF

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"Best Friends" at the Opening Night Gala

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Jane Bunnett and Maqueque at the Friends Gala

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Jazz Campers Perform Opening Night

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Kids Zone Magician - fun for all ages!

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20th Anniversary

Litchfield Jazz Festival

August 7 — 9, 2015
Goshen Fairgrounds • Goshen, CT

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Aug 28, 2014
The Jazz Run & Family Fun Walk, a 5K for Camp Scholarships Saturday, September 13th
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Litchfield Performing Arts is excited to announce the second year of The Jazz Run & Family Fun Walk, a 5K to be held on Saturday morning, September 13th at Camp Coch in Goshen. After the race enjoy the awards ceremony, a picnic and live jazz! Proceeds support need-based scholarships for Litchfield Jazz Campers. More»
Aug 20, 2014
DOWNBEAT REVIEW: Whalum, Bunnett & Greene Steal the Show at Litchfield Jazz Fest
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
If the 19th edition of the Litchfield Jazz Fest was a warm-up for next year’s 20th anniversary celebration, book your tickets now. This intimate festival tucked into the hills of northwest Connecticut offered beautiful vistas and an inspired lineup from Aug. 8–10, and 2015 promises even greater things to come. More»
Aug 6, 2014
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
WFSB News Channel 3's Jill Konopka interviewed Litchfield Jazz Festival's PR & Marketing Director, Lindsey Turner on Sunday morning live in the News Channel 3 studios. More»
Aug 3, 2014
The New York Times, Sunday, August 3rd --
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Evoking memories through music can be a straightforward affair: Play a tune as it was originally rendered, and the thoughts, feelings, sights and smells associated with a specific time and place come rushing back. But for Mario Pavone, 74, the process is not so simple. More»
Aug 1, 2014
WNPR's Where We Live
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: lturner
Mario Pavone and Jimmy Greene are both veterans of Connecticut's jazz scene -- having grown up here, decades apart -- and both deciding to make the state their home. But they're also two of the music's leading voices: Greene, a tenor saxophonist with a big sound that recalls Coltrane and Rollins, and Pavone, a bassist whose full sound recalls the late Charlie Haden -- another bassist who straddled the avant-garde and the accessible. More»
Jul 31, 2014
Hartford Courant Feature
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Posted by: lturner
There's a silver lining in the Brussels Jazz Orchestra's withdrawal from the Litchfield Jazz Festival lineup: It opened up a spot for legendary trombonist Curtis Fuller, who'll perform in the Saturday 3:30 p.m. time slot. I don't use the term "legend" lightly: in addition to recording more than 30 albums as a bandleader, Fuller — a one-time member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers — played on John Coltrane's "Blue Train," Yusef Lateef's "Jazz For the Thinker," Jackie McLean's "A Long Drink of the Blues" and countless other recordings, including nine albums with Blakey released between 1961 and '64. More»
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