NEW! Litchfield Jazz Camp Kids

Date Posted: Nov 1, 2016 – Over 20 years at Litchfield Jazz Camp, parents have urged us to create opportunities for younger children. This summer we are launching Litchfield Jazz Camp Kids – a program for children 8-11 years old. Call 860-361-6285 for more info! CALL 860-361-6285 or CLICK HERE

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21 Years of Great Jazz

Date Posted: Aug 10, 2016 – Litchfield Jazz Festival and its fans enjoyed 21 years of great jazz this past weekend. The weather was gorgeous both days in spite of dire predictions. We also marked the 20th anniversary of Litchfield Jazz Camp, celebrating with the Scat & Scramble Jazz Brunch

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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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Jazz Festival: Scat & Scramble Brunch

Date Posted: Jul 20, 2016 – 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 &

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Festival Artist Danielle Mailer Featured in NY Times

Date Posted: Jul 16, 2016 – 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

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Scat & Scramble Benefit Brunch

Date Posted: Jul 5, 2016 – 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

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Danielle Mailer to design Festival T-shirt

Date Posted: Jul 1, 2016 – We are pleased to announce that Danielle Mailer is the artist that will be designing the Litchfield Jazz Festival t-shirts this year. Long time friend of the festival, Danielle is currently working on a very exciting project in downtown Torrington, CT. Developing fish design

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Sponsor Spotlight – North Coast Brewing Co

Date Posted: Jun 15, 2016 – This summer we welcome a very special first-time sponsor, North Coast Brewing Co. from Fort Bragg, California. North Coast is unique in the industry: they are true jazz benefactors with a special interest in jazz presentation and education. We first heard about them from

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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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