Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp

For a life changing musical experience...

Andrew Hadro Quartet w/ Tony Malaby & Mario Pavone

Saturday 8/6 @ Noon - photo James Korn

Saturday 8/6 @ Noon - photo James Korn Saturday 8/6 @ Noon - photo James Korn

Richie Barshay Trio w/ Jimmy Greene

Saturday 8/6 @ 1:45 PM

Saturday 8/6 @ 1:45 PM Saturday 8/6 @ 1:45 PM

Albert Rivera "Back At It" Band w/ Paul Bollenback

Saturday 8/6 @ 3:30 PM - photo James Korn

Saturday 8/6 @ 3:30 PM - photo James Korn Saturday 8/6 @ 3:30 PM - photo James Korn

Nicole Zuraitis Quintet w/ Dave Stryker

Saturday 8/6 @ 4:45 PM - photo Lindsey Turner

Saturday 8/6 @ 4:45 PM - photo Lindsey Turner Saturday 8/6 @ 4:45 PM - photo Lindsey Turner

Daryl Johns Trio w/ Orrin Evans "Saluting Concert By The Sea"

Saturday 8/6 @ 7:30 PM - photo Ed Berger

Saturday 8/6 @ 7:30 PM - photo Ed Berger Saturday 8/6 @ 7:30 PM - photo Ed Berger

Big Bass Blowout w/ Avery Sharpe & Matt Wilson

Sunday 8/7 12:30 PM - photo Steve Sussman

Sunday 8/7 12:30 PM - photo Steve Sussman Sunday 8/7 12:30 PM - photo Steve Sussman

Emmet Cohen Trio w/ Jimmy Heath

Sunday 8/7 @ 2:15 PM

Sunday 8/7 @ 2:15 PM Sunday 8/7 @ 2:15 PM

Litchfield Jazz Orchestra w/ Don Braden "Earth Wind & Wonder"

Sunday 8/7 @ 4:45 PM - photo Nathan Turner

Sunday 8/7 @ 4:45 PM - photo Nathan Turner Sunday 8/7 @ 4:45 PM - photo Nathan Turner

Curtis Brothers Trio w/ Donald Harrison

Sunday 8/7 @ 6:15 PM

Sunday 8/7 @ 6:15 PM Sunday 8/7 @ 6:15 PM

Festival goers enjoy perfect weather at the Festival

Photo by Nathan Turner

Photo by Nathan Turner Photo by Nathan Turner

Litchfield Jazz Campers perform on second stage

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

Having fun at the Friends of the Festival Party

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

Steve Soklin's Some Kind Of Art

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

Odeen's BBQ was a huge hit!

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

Jessica Designs lovely display

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

For even the youngest of jazz lovers

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

Charli Persip backstage with Vita Muir, Founder/Director

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

Romance and Jazz

Photo by Nathan Turner

Photo by Nathan Turner Photo by Nathan Turner

LJF Sponsors Telefunken

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

Don Braden, Vita Muir and Jeff Lederer Backstage

Photo by Lindsey Turner

Photo by Lindsey Turner Photo by Lindsey Turner

21st Anniversary

Litchfield Jazz Festival

August 6 & 7, 2016
Goshen Fairgrounds • Goshen, CT

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Jul 24, 2016
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
The Yale Jazz Messengers are a quartet of undergraduates and recent graduates of Yale University. Dismayed by the absence of a formal jazz program at Yale, the Messengers became leaders of the Yale Undergraduate Jazz Collective. Litchfield Jazz Festival, having heard of challenges facing these avid jazzers and knowing musicians are never happier than when they are playing, invited the Yale Jazz Messengers to appear on the 21st annual Litchfield Jazz Festival’s Second Stage at Goshen Fairgrounds, Goshen, CT, on August 7. More»
Jul 22, 2016
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
Mario is celebrating 50 years in music and his 76th birthday this year. We have dedicated the 2016 Litchfield Jazz Festival to him. Pavone began playing bass in the early sixties and got his first big break in 1964 with pianist Paul Bley. He became increasingly active in NY jazz for several decades. More»
Jul 20, 2016
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
We don't know about you... but brunch is by far one of our favorite meals. Add in good friends, live music, and a New Orleans twist? We're sold! Come hang out with us on Sunday, August 7th at 10:30am for our first Scat & Scramble Jazz Brunch. The morning will be filled with big band style music lead by New Orleans native, Donald Harrison, and your taste buds will thank you for trying some of Odeen's BBQ. Can't wait? Purchase your tickets through the link below before it's too late - you won't want to miss this! More»
Jul 16, 2016
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
Local Artist and Festival T-shirt designer Danielle Mailer was featured in the New York Times this week for her upcoming "Project FishTales", a public art initiative to create a 186' x 22' outdoor mural above the Naugatuck River in Downtown Torrington. Come see Danielle and her artwork in the Second Stage Tent at the Litchfield Jazz Festival! Learn more about Project FishTales at www.projectfishtales.org More»
Jul 5, 2016
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
This year, the Litchfield Jazz Festival introduces its first-ever Friends of the Festival Scat & Scramble Jazz Brunch. Sunday August 7, the final day of the 21st annual Litchfield Festival, will kick off with a New Orleans style brunch, music, and silent auction. The event is a reinvention of the traditional festival opening night gala. More»
Jul 1, 2016
Category: Festival Landing Page
Posted by: tegan
We are pleased to announce that Danielle Mailer is the artist that will be designing the Litchfield Jazz Festival t-shirts this year. More»
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