Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

Festival History

2012 Artist Line-up

Artist First NameArtist Last NameInstrumentBand
Brian
Eichenberger
Vocals, guitar The Four Freshmen
Curtis Calderon Trumpet The Four Freshmen
Vince Johnson Bass The Four Freshmen
Bob Ferreira Drums The Four Freshmen
Vince Giordano String bass, bass sax & tuba Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Andy Stein Baritone sax & violin Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Mike Ponella Trumpet Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Jon-Erik Kellso Trumpet Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Jim Fryer Trombone Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Dan Block Clarinet, alto & soprano sax Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Mark Lopeman Clarinet, alto & soprano sax
Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Dan Levinson Clarinet, alto & soprano sax Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Ken Salvo Guitar & banjo Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Arnie Kinsella Drums Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
Helen Sung Piano Helen Sung Trio
Reuben Rogers Bass Helen Sung Trio
Obed Calvaire Drums Helen Sung Trio
Avery Sharpe Bass Sojourner Truth Project with Avery Sharpe
Onaje Allan Gumbs Piano Sojourner Truth Project with Avery Sharpe
Yoron Israel Drums Sojourner Truth Project with Avery Sharpe
Craig Handy Saxophones Sojourner Truth Project with Avery Sharpe
Dave Eubanks Trumpet Sojourner Truth Project with Avery Sharpe
Jeri Brown Vocals Sojourner Truth Project with Avery Sharpe
Ambrose Akinmusire Trumpet Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet
Walter Smith Tenor Sax Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet
Sam Harris Piano Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet
Harish Ragahavan
Bass Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet
Justin Brown Drums Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet
Gary Smulyan Baritone sax Salute to George Coleman
Eric Alexander Tenor sax Salute to George Coleman
Jeff Lederer Tenor sax Salute to George Coleman
Don Braden Tenor sax Salute to George Coleman
Onaje Allan Gumbs Piano Salute to George Coleman
Marcus McLaurine Bass Salute to George Coleman
Matt Wilson Drums Salute to George Coleman
Dave Ballou Trumpet Salute to George Coleman
Kris Allen Alto sax Salute to George Coleman
Benny Green Piano Benny Green Quartet
Kenny Washington Drums Benny Green Quartet
Peter Washington Bass & baritone sax Benny Green Quartet
Gary Smulyan Baritone sax Benny Green Quartet
Roger Lewis Baritone sax Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Gregory Davis Trumpet & vocals Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Kevin Harris Tenor sax & vocals Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Effrem Towns Trumpet, flugel horn & vocals Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Kirk Joseph Sousaphone Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Kyle Roussel Keyboards Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Terrence Higgins Drums Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Grégoire
Maret Harmonica

Grégoire Maret Quartet

Federico Pena Piano Grégoire Maret Quartet
James Genus Bass Grégoire Maret Quartet
Clarence Penn Drums Grégoire Maret Quartet
Donny McCaslin Tenor sax Donny McCaslin Group
Mark Guilana Drums Donny McCaslin Group
Tim Lefebvre Electric bass Donny McCaslin Group
Jason Lindner Fender Rhodes Donny McCaslin Group
Hubert Laws Flute Hubert Laws Quartet
Dave Budway Piano Hubert Laws Quartet
Chris Berger Bass Hubert Laws Quartet
Carlos Cuevas Keyboards Hubert Laws Quartet
Thomas Wendt Drums Hubert Laws Quartet
Miguel Zenón
Alto sax Miguel Zenón Quartet
Luis Perdomo Piano Miguel Zenón Quartet
Hans Glawischnig
Bass Miguel Zenón Quartet
Henry Cole Drums Miguel Zenón Quartet
Kevin Mahogany Vocals Kansas City Swing
Dave Stryker Guitar Kansas City Swing
McClenty Hunter Drums Kansas City Swing
Jared Gold Organ Kansas City Swing
Mike DiRubbo Alto sax Kansas City Swing