Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp


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Rep-Am Feature Article | Litchfield Jazz Camp, held in Kent, attracts young musicians
Tuning up the students of jazz...Litchfield Jazz Camp, held in Kent, attracts young musicians. By Brynn Mandel. More »
Jazz Festival to Sizzle Again in Kent - LCT August Monthly
The Litchfield Jazz Festival has come a long way in its 15 years, both in terms of growth and distance. As its name indicates, it began life in Litchfield, on a field behind the White Memorial Conservation Center. Quickly outgrowing that venue, the festival spent many years at the Goshen Fairgrounds, before moving to Kent and a site at Kent School. More »
Lakeville Journal Feature | Jazz camp’s 525 musicians keep the beat
KENT — The Litchfield Jazz Camp, held on the grounds of the Kent School, started its 14th session on July 11. “Jazz is such a great thing to study,” Music Director Don Braden said. “It’s the kind of music that is really fun and expressive, yet has quite sophisticated emotional elements that are positive and fun. For more and to watch a video of Jazz Camp students performing... More »
The Litchfield Jazz Festival is proud to announce a month of free concerts throughout July and August – “Kent Has That Jazz – Presented by the Litchfield Jazz Festival.” Last summer’s concerts were so well received by the community, the series has been expanded. Part 1 of the series features Litchfield Jazz Camp’s award-winning faculty. Part 2 highlights talented Litchfield Jazz Camp students. More »
The Jazz Fest Goes Green
The Litchfield Jazz Festival increases its “green” initiatives this summer by installing biodiesel generators that use 100% bio-fuel turning the Festival into a truly eco-friendly event. More »
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 »

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