Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Soprano saxophonist/flutist/bandleader Jane Bunnett has built her career at the crossroads of Cuban music and jazz. A three-time Grammy nominee—her lastest for 2017 for Oddara with Maqueque—and multiple Juno Award winner, and recipient of an honorary doctorate from Queen’s University, Bunnett has turned her bands into showcases for the finest

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Emmet Cohen Trio w/ Jimmy Cobb

Pianist Emmet Cohen is one of the most exciting young pianists working today.  He totally engages and never fails to move you. Emmet is one of those rare genuine prodigies —he began lessons at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. With

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Orrin Evans

 

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Doug Munro & Le Pompe Attack w/ Matthew Westerby Company Dancers

“Doug Munro…well he can flat out play!”  Dr. Lonnie Smith Master musician and guitar virtuoso Doug Munro is an established veteran of the New York music scene. Since 1987 he has released 17 albums as a leader and has appeared on over 75 recordings as a sideman, producer, and arranger

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Kris Allen Trio

“Allen, in this triumphant follow-up release to his acclaimed debut disc, Circle House, for all of his fluency in the language of jazz and deep knowledge of the music’s modern masters, is very much his own man with his own creative voice.”-  WNPR.org Born and raised in Connecticut, saxophonist Kris

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Jeff Tain Watts Trio

Jeff “Tain” Watts majored in classical percussion at Pittsburgh’s Duquesne University where he was primarily a timpanist. He later attended Berklee School of Music. He joined the Wynton Marsalis Quartet in 1981 and proceeded to win three Grammy Awards with the ensemble for Black Codes From The Underground, J Mood and

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Dan Brubeck & Friends – Tribute to Dave & Iola Brubeck

Born in Oakland in1955, Dan Brubeck was a highly energetic child who found his calling at the trap set. Mentored by two consummate polyrhythmic masters, Joe Morello and Alan Dawson at the Berklee College of Music, he was working professionally before he was out of his teens. Over the years

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Trio Da Paz

Featuring three of Brazil’s most in-demand musicians, Trio da Paz updates the infectious spirit of jazz-oriented Brazilian music. Formed in 1990 by Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta and Duduka da Fonseca,  all three players are seasoned masters of both jazz and Brazilian music with impressive resumes. The list of legendary musicians

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Litchfield Jazz Orchestra

In 2013, guitarist/educator and Litchfield Jazz Camp faculty member, Doug Munro, helped us realize a dream. Doug proposed to arrange for Big Band Django Reinhardt’s gypsy-inspired music and launch the very first performance of Litchfield Jazz Orchestra.  The Orchestra comprised Camp faculty members and a few outstanding students. LJO made

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Yoko Miwa Trio

“I greatly appreciate and respect the clarity and strength in Yoko’s playing, it is very apparent – the honesty, care and depth of foundation she touches the piano with.” –Benny Green Yoko Miwa is quickly becoming one of the most powerful and compelling pianist/composers on the jazz scene today. A

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