Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

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Festival goers enjoy perfect weather at the Festival

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The Litchfield Jazz Orchestra - Friday, August 7, 2015

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Anat Cohen Quartet - Friday, August 7, 2015

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Avery Sharpe Gospel Choir Salutes Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Saturday, August 8, 2015 Saturday, August 8, 2015

Grégoire Maret Quartet - Saturday, August 8, 2015

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Matt Wilson Topsy Turvy - Saturday, August 8, 2015

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Wycliffe Gordon and Friends - Saturday, August 8, 2015

Mike Stern Band - Saturday, August 8, 2015

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A Salute To The Great Drummer Charli Persip

Sunday, August 9, 2015

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Les Paul's Trio Featuring Nicki Parrott & Bucky Pizzarelli

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015 Sunday, August 9, 2015

Sean Jones Quartet - Sunday, August 9, 2015

Christian McBride Trio - Sunday, August 9, 2015

Romance and Jazz

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RC Murals masterpiece

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Frank Alkyer Leads Artist Talk with Jane Bunnett

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Standing Ovation

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Twilight at the Festival

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"Best Friends" at the Opening Night Gala

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Jazz Campers Perform

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Kids Zone Magician - fun for all ages!

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20th Anniversary

Litchfield Jazz Festival

August 7 — 9, 2015
Goshen Fairgrounds • Goshen, CT

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Jul 12-Aug 6: Jazz After Work - 33 Free Concerts

Nightly at Litchfield Jazz Camp, Maguire Auditorium, Canterbury School, New Milford

Aug 7-9 Litchfield Jazz Festival Celebrates 20 years!

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Jul 10, 2015
FREE Jazz After Work Concerts
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
NEW MILFORD, CT --- Litchfield Jazz Festival announces its free summer concert series “Litchfield Jazz After Work” presented by the all-star Litchfield Jazz Camp faculty at Maguire Auditorium at Canterbury School, 101 Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford, CT. The facility is air-conditioned and the concerts are free and fabulous from July 13 through August 6 at 7PM. More»
Jul 8, 2015
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
We need you! The deadline for volunteer registration is July 15. The Litchfield Jazz Festival attributes a great portion of its success to the dedication and hard work of its volunteers. As a thank you for making the Festival possible, all volunteers will receive a free lawn ticket for a date of their choosing, AND an exclusive Litchfield Jazz Festival volunteer T-shirt. Full-day volunteers will receive additional benefits for their hard work. Click through to learn more! More»
Jul 6, 2015
Kudos for Anat Cohen’s CD—Luminoso
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
Jazz Times Critic Michael J. West calls Ms. Cohen’s 7th release “her best album yet.” Luminoso (on her own label, Anzic) was the Editor’s Pick In JT’s August issue. Cohen will be performing at the Festival Friday, Aug 7. More»
Jul 2, 2015
The 63rd Annual DownBeat  Critic’s Poll is Out!
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
We would like to congratulate all the artists honored and are proud to say they are nicely represented at this 20th anniversary of Litchfield Jazz Festival and at Litchfield Jazz Camp. In the Jazz Artist Category this year’s Litchfield Fest artists will include Christian McBride, Anat Cohen (who also racked up Jazz Album and Soprano and Tenor Sax nods), guitarist Dave Stryker, and Matt Wilson who came in #3 out of 21 drummers and will always be first with us! More»
Jun 28, 2015
New Orleans Tribute
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
A Great night was had by all at our first concert at West Conn's VPAC! Click through to watch a video clip of the show. More»
Jun 16, 2015
Concert Saluting New Orleans Jazz
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
Join us June 27th, 7:30pm at WCSU's brand new Veronica Hagman Concert Hall in Danbury, CT. Litchfield Jazz Festival kicks off its 20th season with a tribute to the cradle of Jazz--New Orleans! Featuring the "King of Nouveau Swing" Donald Harrison and an All-Star band. Tickets are $37 More»
Image: Donald Harrison as Big Chief of the Congo Nation Afro-New Orleans Cultural Group, Congo Square.
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