LJF Announces 2009 Line-up

LJF Announces 2009 Line-up
Date Posted: Apr 23, 2009
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The Litchfield Jazz Festival is thrilled to announce the 2009 line-up and its move to the gorgeous campus of Kent School in Kent, CT. The line-up includes Jane Monheit, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Poncho Sanchez and many more.
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Posted by: asirastudio

This summer’s Litchfield Jazz Festival, named a Top 100 Festival for the second time, will be held July 31 – August 2.  Kent is known as the cultural heart of the Litchfield Hills with an array of art galleries, cafes, shops and more.  The weekend includes an opening night “Friends of the Festival Gala” hosted at The Morrison Gallery, three days of jazz, fine arts and craft exhibitors, a variety of food vendors, master classes by festival stars, performances on a second stage by students from Litchfield Jazz Camp, and an After Party & Jam on Saturday night.

14th Annual Litchfield Jazz Festival Line-up

Friday, July 31:

Friends of the Festival Gala at The Morrison Gallery

Lewis Nash Quintet
Jane Monheit

Saturday, August 1:

Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet
Trio Da Paz with vocalist Leny Andrade 

Wycliffe Gordon & Jay Leonhart Quartet 

Benny Green and Bucky Pizzarelli  

Bill Henderson Quartet

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Sunday, August 2:

Ted Nash Quartet – The Mancini Project
Lionel Loueke Trio

Dena DeRose Quartet featuring Claudio Roditi 

Houston Person Quartet   
Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band

Over the years the festival has presented legends like Sonny Rollins, Tito Puente and Ray Charles as well as introduced new talent and fostered the careers of Diana Krall, Brad Mehldau, Jane Monheit and many others.  This year, “the Festival known for booking the best in jazz,” (JazzPolice.com) presents the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Bucky Pizzarelli, Poncho Sanchez, Jane Monheit, Wycliffe Gordon, Houston Person and many more.  Tickets start at $35.  Children under 12 are free on the lawn.

For Line-up Details click here.  

For Tickets click here.
For more on visiting Kent click here.



Date Posted: Apr 23, 2009


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