[JPL] Jacksonville Jazz Festival Lineup

Bob Stockton drbob at modernjazzclassics.com
Tue Apr 4 14:36:09 EDT 2006


Covers the spectrum alright. I'll have a very subjective write up and pix 
for the website.
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> I'd say that's pretty wide ranging program ... something for everyone from 
> Kenny G to Jimmy Heath!
> Have fun, Bob!
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> Jim Wilke
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> from sunny ol' Seattle !
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> On Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at 11:11  AM, Bob Stockton wrote:
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>> Jacksonville Jazz Festival April 7th - 9th:
>>
>> Friday evening April 7th, Metropolitan Park East Stage
>> Spam Allstars
>> Jane Bunnett and the Spirit of Havana
>> Jazz at Lincoln Center Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra
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>> The Ritz Theater & LaVilla Museum
>> Ritz Amateur Night
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>> Saturday April 8th, Metropolitan Park East Stage
>> Great American Piano Jazz Competition winner
>> Delfeayo Marsalis
>> Noel Freidline Quintet
>> Down To The Bone
>> Dee Dee Bridgewater
>> Kenny G
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>> Metropolitan Park West Stage
>> UNF Jazz Ensemble 1
>> Brian Culbertson featuring Eric Darius
>> T.S. Monk
>> The Bluecat Express
>> Carmen Lundy
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>> The Ritz Theater & La Villa Museum
>> Ritz Amateur Night winner
>> Sonny Fortune Quartet
>> Ramsey Lewis Trio
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>> Sunday April 9th, Metropolitan Park East Stage
>> The Fusion Band featuring Alana
>> The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman
>> Peter Cincotti
>> Herbie Hancock
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>> Metropolitan Park West Stage
>> The Bill Hart Project
>> Norman Brown
>> St. Johns River City Band with special guest Jane Monheit
>> Steve Tyrell
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>> The Ritz Theater & La Villa Museum
>> Jazz Brunch: Rebecca Zapen/Gary Starling Group
>> Von Barlow's Jazz Ensemble
>> The United Tenors, featuring Jimmy Heath, Red Holloway, Javon Jackson & 
>> David Sanchez
>> Nnenna Freelon
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>> The weather is picture perfect, the venue accessible by land or water, 
>> the food and exhibits great, and lots of air service to Jax 
>> Internatiional. Come on down from that frozen northland and enjoy 
>> yourself for the weekend.
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