Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp


News & Reviews

Hartford Courant Feature on Jane Monheit
July 30, 2009; Owen McNally for the Hartford Courant. Jane Monheit, 31 And Post-Baby, Is Enjoying The Maturing Of Her Career, Image. Vocalist Jane Monheit's robust, irreverent sense of humor — especially crisp and candid when mocking sexual stereotypes in the music biz — might surprise enraptured fans who envision her solely as a gorgeous, dulcet-toned diva, a divine sex symbol who also happens to sing like an angel. More »
Jazz Fest Comes to Kent; Litchfield County Times
KENT-City dwellers have long recognized the pastoral charms of the Litchfield Hills, where patchwork fields of green and glorious blues skies invoke an atmosphere of a simpler life. While the region has changed under this influx of visitors and the landscape remains rural, the lifestyle has become more cosmopolitan, providing a richly textured array of cultural recreation. More »
The Hartford Courant Features Houston Person
"Houston Person At Litchfield Jazz Festival August 2" by Owen McNally, Riffs: Jazz Notes, July 23, 2009. Houston Person hasn't merely practiced and memorized the now-canonized Great American Songbook material that has become so popular. More »
Train from Grand Central to Litchfield Jazz Fest; Free Round Trip Shuttle Bus!
It’s easy, relaxing and affordable to get to Kent on the Metro North train from Grand Central Station in New York City. Take the Harlem Line Train to the TenMile River stop in Amenia, NY, just 10 miles from Kent. From there you'll meet our shuttle bus (read more for details and shuttle schedule). More »
First Time LJC Teacher, Eli Yamin, Shares His Experiences
I was blown away by Litchfield Jazz Camp in Kent, CT. The atmosphere was pure learning. The young people were hungry and joyful. My colleagues on the faculty were giving it every minute. What a wonderful exchange. More »
Jazz Around Kent; Free Concerts in July
Jazz Around Kent Presented by the Litchfield Jazz Festival. 22 Free Concerts from July 6 – 29. Three nights a week at 7:15 PM Jazz Camp faculty perform at Kent School and three times a week Jazz Camp students perform in Kent. More »
WBGO's Michael Bourne to Host/MC Jazz Fest
The Litchfield Jazz Festival announces a celebrity host and MC for the 2009 Litchfield Jazz Festival, WBGO’s Michael Bourne. Michael is a long-time jazz journalist and broadcaster: 40 years as a senior contributor to DownBeat Magazine, 37 years as a jazz jock, including 25 years with WBGO Jazz88 in Newark, NJ. More »
Listen to WHDD radio interviews on Jazz Fest
Marshall Miles of WHDD interviewed Lindsey Turner, PR & Marketing Director, about the 2009 Litchfield Jazz Festival's move to Kent and line-up details. Get the inside scoop; listen to the interview on-line. Bonus interviews with Paulette from Doc's, Peter from Starbuck Inn and Elissa from the Fife. More to come with Jazz Camp faculty; stay tuned. More »

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