Jobs and Internships now available for Litchfield Jazz Festival and Jazz Camp!

New summer internships and job openings have been posted for both the Litchfield Jazz Camp and Litchfield Jazz Festival. Come be a part of the team that presents one of the best camps and festivals! Every summer we take pride in working with and training new staff. Many of our

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Jazz After Work – Free LJC Faculty Concerts Weeknights at Canterbury School

Date Posted: Jun 29, 2016 – Litchfield Jazz Camp Faculty perform 3-4 nights a week for four weeks at Canterbury School in New Milford. Concerts are free, and open to the public. Performers will include Jazz Camp teaching artists trumpeters Nick Roseboro, Dave Ballou, Jean Caze and Russ Johnson, bassists

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REMINDER: Private lessons deadline

Date Posted: Jun 20, 2016 – If you are thinking about registering for private lessons at camp and haven’t yet, make sure you sign up by July 1. Private lessons are a great opportunity for one on one instruction at camp.  In order to prepare and ensure we have the

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THANK YOU!

Date Posted: May 7, 2016 – Thanks to our generous supporters we were able to raise a total of $5,070 for Litchfield Performing Arts in just 36 hours last week. We would’t be able to do this with out you!

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Jazz & Friends – April 24th

Date Posted: Apr 15, 2016 – Tickets are still available for An Afternoon of Jazz & Friends, Sunday April 24. This wonderful party and concert benefits Litchfield Jazz Camp’s need-based scholarships. Music is provided by Litchfield Jazz Camp instructors, top students, and two Monk Competition finalists, vocalist Veronica Swift and

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International Jazz Day – April 30!

Date Posted: Apr 8, 2016 – The National Museum of American History designated April as Jazz Appreciation Month. They chose April because so many jazz greats were born this month. Among them are Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Gerry Mulligan, and Tito Puente. Tito closed the 1998 Litchfield Jazz Festival with

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LPA Welcomes new Development Officer!

Date Posted: Feb 17, 2016 – We are thrilled to welcome Rachel Steier-White to our team here at LPA! Rachel comes from a family of talented musicians and artists and is the daughter of art gallery owner Patricia Steier, who owns the renowned P.S. Gallery in Litchfield, CT. Rachel has

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Litchfield Jazz Fest featured on WNPR.org

Date Posted: Aug 3, 2016 – “Litchfield Jazz Festival (LJF) — a then at-risk brainchild of the fearless cultural crusader Vita Muir — would survive its infancy to become an annual crown jewel among Connecticut’s premier summer arts and entertainment events. For that matter, who back then would have bet

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Yale Messengers to play Festival Second Stage Sunday, 8/7

Date Posted: Aug 1, 2016 – Last week, after years of lobbying for a deeper involvement in jazz at Yale School of Music by interested undergraduates, Dean Robert Blocker has announced Yale is moving in the direction endorsed most recently by the Yale Undergraduate Jazz Collective, a vocal student coalition.

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Artist Spotlight: Mario Pavone

Date Posted: Jul 22, 2016 – 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

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