Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

Festival History

2008 Artist Line-up

Artist First Name Artist Last Name Instrument Band
Scott Cady Piano Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth Vocals Bebe Neuwirth
Claire Daly Saxophone Claire Daly’s Rah! Rah! Band
Curtis Fowlkes Trombone Claire Daly’s Rah! Rah! Band
Peter Grant Drums Claire Daly’s Rah! Rah! Band
Dave Hofstra Bass Claire Daly’s Rah! Rah! Band
Eli Yamin Piano Claire Daly’s Rah! Rah! Band
Robby Ameen Drums Conrad Herwig's Latin Side of Miles and 'Trane
Craig Handy Saxophone Conrad Herwig's Latin Side of Miles and 'Trane
Conrad Herwig Trombone Conrad Herwig's Latin Side of Miles and 'Trane
Pedro Martinez Congas, Percussion Conrad Herwig's Latin Side of Miles and 'Trane
Bill O’Connell Piano Conrad Herwig's Latin Side of Miles and 'Trane
Mike Rodriguez Trumpet Conrad Herwig's Latin Side of Miles and 'Trane
Ruben Rodriguez Bass Conrad Herwig's Latin Side of Miles and 'Trane
Cyrus Chestnut Piano Cyrus Chestnut Trio
Dezron Douglas Bass Cyrus Chestnut Trio
Neal Smith Drums Cyrus Chestnut Trio
Dave Brubeck Piano Dave Brubeck Quartet
Randy Jones Drums Dave Brubeck Quartet
Bobby Militello Saxophone Dave Brubeck Quartet
Michael Moore Bass Dave Brubeck Quartet
Luques Curtis Bass Jimmy Greene Quartet
Xavier Davis Piano Jimmy Greene Quartet
Jimmy Greene Saxophone Jimmy Greene Quartet
Jamire Williams Drums Jimmy Greene Quartet
Kamau Adilifu Trumpet John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Kenny Berger Saxophone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Bruce Bonissuto Trombone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Bud Burridge Trumpet John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Chris Byars Saxophone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Tony Dedesco Drums John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Larry Farrell Trombone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Larry Fuller Piano John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Andy Fusco Saxophone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Tony Kadleck Trumpet John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Gary Keller Saxophone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
John Mosca Trombone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Jim O’Connor Trumpet John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
John Pizzarelli Guitar and Vocals John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Martin Pizzarelli Bass John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Alan Raph Trombone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Steve Wilson Saxophone John Pizzarelli, Dear Mr. Sinatra with Orchestra
Richie Barshay Drums Kenny Werner Trio
Jorge Roeder Bass Kenny Werner Trio
Kenny Werner Piano Kenny Werner Trio
Don Braden Saxophone Nicole Zuraitis Quartet
Luques Curtis Bass Nicole Zuraitis Quartet
Zaccai Curtis Piano Nicole Zuraitis Quartet
Winard Harper Drums Nicole Zuraitis Quartet
Nicole Zuraitis Vocals Nicole Zuraitis Quartet
Richie Barshay Drums Paquito D’Rivera
Luques Curtis Bass Paquito D’Rivera
Zaccai Curtis Piano Paquito D’Rivera
Paquito D’Rivera Saxophone & Clarinet Paquito D’Rivera
Peter
Madsen Piano Peter Madsen Trio
Andy
McKee Bass Peter Madsen Trio
Gerald Cleaver Drums Peter Madsen Trio
J.D. Allen Saxophone Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Dwayne Burno Bass Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Xavier Davis Piano Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Joe Fiedler Trombone Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Jimmy Greene Saxophone Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Craig Handy Saxophone Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Keyon Harrold Trumpet Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Jeremy Pelt Trumpet Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Josh Roseman Trombone Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Norbert Stachel Saxophone & Clarinet Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
E.J. Strickland Drums Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Deigo Urcola Trumpet Wayne Shorter Tribute Big Band led by David Weiss
Josh Evans Trumpet Winard Harper Sextet
Alioune Faye Percussion Winard Harper Sextet
Winard Harper Drums Winard Harper Sextet
Jon Notar Piano Winard Harper Sextet
Ameen Saleem Bass Winard Harper Sextet
Dayna Stephens Saxophone Winard Harper Sextet