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Litchfield Jazz Camp Guest Artist Delfeayo Marsalis Named 2011 NEA Jazz Master
The Marsalis Family, including trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis, has been named a 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master. We're proud to announce that Delfeayo Marsalis will be a LJC Guest Artist on Saturday, July 24th. He'll give a master class in the afternoon and a performance and conversation with the audience, "Jazz is Cool" at 7:30pm that evening. More »
Tickets Now On-Sale for “Jazz is Cool” A Salon with 2011 NEA Jazz Master, Delfeayo Marsalis on Sat. July 24th
The Litchfield Jazz Festival and Camp are proud to partner with Divas World Productions to present “Jazz is Cool”--- A Jazz Salon with the Great Delfeayo Marsalis on Saturday, July 24th at 7:30 PM in Kent, CT. This performance is part of 30 part concert series, “Kent Has That Jazz,” which will be open to the public and run from July 12 – August 7 in Kent with performance by Litchfield Jazz Camp’s renowned faculty and talented students. More »
Take Five - Litchfield Magazine Interviews Dave Brubeck
Litchfield Magazine's Wendy Carlson spent the day with jazz legend Dave Brubeck. Enjoy her interview and watch some video footage of Dave playing and chatting with her from his home in Connecticut. "For more than 70 years, Brubeck has been making jazz. He continues to compose and perform with the latest incarnation of his quartet...up in Kent at this year’s Litchfield Jazz Festival, August 6-8, which is dedicated to him... More »
Litchfield Jazz Festival Partners with Four Area Attractions
2010 -- Come see what the beautiful Litchfield Hills in Connecticut has to offer this summer. Explore The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Infinity Music Hall & Bistro and Lime Rock Park in addition to the Litchfield Jazz Festival. More »
Opening Night Friends of the Festival Gala
On Friday evening, August 6th, the Litchfield Jazz Festival's 15th Anniversary kicks-off with the event of the season -- the Opening Night Friends Gala at the Morrison Gallery. Enjoy a Taste of Kent, music by Litchfield Jazz Campers, up-front seats to hear Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck and more. More »
Teach the Teacher: The Pros Unlock the Secrets of Jazz for the Classroom Teacher
Litchfield Jazz Camp announces an innovative program that will bring our formidable jazz resources to the classroom teacher. Teach the Teacher is a 2-day workshop designed to help school teachers at all grade levels develop or expand effective strategies for educating their students about jazz. CLICK MORE TO WATCH A VIDEO ABOUT TEACH THE TEACHER. More »
Afternoon of Jazz & Friends Raises $5000 for Scholarships
On Sunday, April 25th, friends of The Festival came together at the home of Bob and Carol Lenz in South Kent to enjoy an Afternoon of Jazz & Friends. A Special Preview of the 15th Anniversary with a performance by Aaron Weinstein which raised over $5000 for the Litchfield Jazz Camp Schoalrship Fund. More »
LJC Music Director, Don Braden's New CD
Litchfield Jazz Camp Music Director, Don Braden's new CD is #4 on the JazzWeek Chart and got a nice 3 1/2 star review in DownBeat Magazine's May issue. More »

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