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- 12 OctRead more
Litchfield Jazz Camp and Festival extend their sympathies and concern for all those families and individuals whose lives were disrupted or destroyed by the cataclysms our nation has faced in the last few months- The devastating hurricanes that racked Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and other states, the act of horror in Las Vegas that killed
- 02 OctRead more
Join us on December 9 for dinner, drinks, live jazz and FUN! Proceeds from this benefit event will support music education at Litchfield Jazz Camp. Stay tuned for more info. Thank you to the Connecticut Community Foundation, Litchfield Distillery, and Litchfield Community Center for their support of this event!
- 12 SepRead more
To understand why Litchfield Jazz Festival carries such an intergenerational appeal, consider the age of two of its headliners. Guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, 91, sat in as a special guest during a Benny Goodman tribute with clarinetist Ken Peplowsky. Piano prodigy Brandon Goldberg, who performed in an homage to Carly Simon and Carole King, is 11.
- 22 AugRead more
Litchfield Jazz would like to thank the generous people and organizations who helped make another year—the 22nd—of Litchfield Jazz Festival a reality. The music was wonderful and the audience could not have been more enthusiastic. Over one hundred volunteers helped run the festival, a corps of folks we could not do without. Many have been
- 04 AugRead more
Pianist Brandon Goldberg rehearsing with his Litchfield Jazz combo band, ViVid, for their performance this evening. Brandon will be playing again on Sunday morning at the “Brunch with Basie” benefit for Litchfield Jazz Camp scholarships at 10:30am at the Goshen Fairgrounds and then again at 12:30pm with the Litchfield Jazz Orchestra playing the music of
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The Litchfield Jazz Festival is a proud production of the not-for-profit Litchfield Performing Arts, Inc (LPA). LPA’s internationally renowned Litchfield Jazz Festival is making it's 22nd appearance August 5 & 6, 2017. The Festival will be held at the Goshen Fairgrounds in Goshen, CT.
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What our festival goers are saying about their experience
Nothing beats the Litchfield Jazz Festival…an ongoing tradition for those in the know.
I was overjoyed with my experience at the Jazz festival. Remarkable. Each performance alone was worth the price of admission. I have not stopped talking and email everyone I know.Festival Goer
The sweetest little festival in the United States.
This is the best jazz festival anywhere!
Stands Tall…Wall Street Journal
A model jazz line-up.New York Times
Litchfield Jazz Festival is “a most mellow and tasty event.”Festival Attendee
Top-ranked … not one of [those] fests packed with pop fizzle and no jazz sizzle.Owen McNally, Hartford Magazine
Litchfield really is what other jazz festivals wish they could be…it [is] a true gem.Dave Hershorin, NewOrleansRadio.com
One of the best festivals.Diana Krall
A summer in the Litchfield [hills] is always green and glorious, but how much sweeter it becomes when the strains of jazz, pure and beautiful, are carried on the summer wind.