Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

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Festival goers enjoy perfect weather at the Festival

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The Litchfield Jazz Orchestra - Friday, August 7, 2015

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Anat Cohen Quartet - Friday, August 7, 2015

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Avery Sharpe Gospel Choir Salutes Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Saturday, August 8, 2015

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Grégoire Maret Quartet - Saturday, August 8, 2015

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Matt Wilson Topsy Turvy - Saturday, August 8, 2015

Photo by Steven Sussman

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Wycliffe Gordon and Friends - Saturday, August 8, 2015

Mike Stern Band - Saturday, August 8, 2015

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A Salute To The Great Drummer Charli Persip

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015 Sunday, August 9, 2015

Les Paul's Trio Featuring Nicki Parrott & Bucky Pizzarelli

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015 Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sean Jones Quartet - Sunday, August 9, 2015

Christian McBride Trio - Sunday, August 9, 2015

Romance and Jazz

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RC Murals masterpiece

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Frank Alkyer Leads Artist Talk with Jane Bunnett

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Standing Ovation

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Twilight at the Festival

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"Best Friends" at the Opening Night Gala

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Jazz Campers Perform

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Photo by Dale Rothenberg Photo by Dale Rothenberg

Kids Zone Magician - fun for all ages!

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20th Anniversary

Litchfield Jazz Festival

August 7 — 9, 2015
Goshen Fairgrounds • Goshen, CT
Tickets on sale early March!
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Wall To Wall Jazz This Summer - LJF@20


Jun 27 Concert Salutes New Orleans
Join LJF@20 at WestConn Performing Arts Center, Danbury, when Litchfield Jazz Festival Salutes New Orleans & It’s Heroes MORE


Jul 12-Aug 6: Jazz After Work - 33 Free Concerts
Nightly at Litchfield Jazz Camp, Maguire Auditorium, Canterbury School, New Milford

Aug 7-9 Litchfield Jazz Festival Celebrates 20 years!

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Feb 19, 2015
Jazz Times Critics Poll Gives Top Honors To Many 2015 Jazz Fest Stars
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
Well, you’ve come to expect it, and we’ve done it again. Your trusted Artistic Director and talent picker extraordinaire Vita Muir thought long and hard about the lineup for our 20th year anniversary and considered your personal and survey responses. Apparently we’ve done a pretty good job. Jazz Times Magazine has just released their 2014 Expanded Poll appears in the March 2015 issue of Jazz Times Critics Poll – the views of 30 trusted contributors looking at artist achievements during 2014. More»
Feb 12, 2015
Litchfield Jazz Festival Announces 20th Anniversary Line-up
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
LJF@20 kicks off at the Goshen Fairgrounds August 7th at 5:30 with it's 20th Anniversary Gala followed by music from the Litchfield Jazz Orchestra in a tribute to the late, great Thomas Chapin and a star turn by saxophonist/clarinetist extraordinaire Anat Cohen. More»
Feb 9, 2015
A great review of last summer's Jazz Fest on Jazz Police.
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
"The 2014 Litchfield Jazz Festival was a skillful mix, honoring tradition while embracing new musical sensations and nurturing up-and-coming performers. The wide variety...makes you look forward to what 2015’s landmark 20th anniversary will bring!" - Sheila Horne Mason More»
Dec 30, 2014
JLC instructor Nick Roseboro and his Quartet to play Waterbury's Palace Theater Poli Club
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
New England Arts & Entertainment brings the next installment of the Palace Theater Winter Jazz Series to the Poli Club on Friday January 9, The show features Litchfield’s “own” Nick Roseboro and his Quartet. More»
Dec 30, 2014
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
Litchfield Performing Arts, Inc. is excited about becoming a new member of the PayPal Giving Fund which makes it safe and easy for the company’s more than 100 million users to find and support the causes they care about. There’s still time this year to make your giving go further! More»
Dec 8, 2014
Litchfield Performing Arts Welcomes New Board Member
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
Catherine Carr Lincoln joined the LPA Board of Directors on December 7th, 2014. She has been a supporter of LPA since 2009 when her son began at the Litchfield Jazz Camp, and has an extensive record of community service. More»
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