Attention NY/NJ jazz fans: The 2014 Hudson Valley Jazz Festival is an hour from NYC. August 14-17. The event will feature The Vanguard Orchestra, Shunzo Ohno, Eric Person,(Sat. Aug 16 8PM) Adam Nussbaum, Steve Swallow, Ohad Talmor, Jeff Ciampa, Karl Latham, Pete Levin, Joel Frahm,(Thurs. Aug 14) and more.
Concerts are in varied settings, cafes, restaurants, a park, village green, community center, clubs and The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center, the lower Hudson Valley’s premier venue.
The festival honors it’s own with a Lifetime Achievement Award . This year’s recipient, guitarist Mike Jackson joins past awardees Hal Gaylor and Richard Kimball.
Full info at www.hudsonvalleyjazzfest.org or (917)903-4380.
Opening Night Show
Thursday August 14
Jeff Ciampa, Karl Latham, Pete Levin, Joel Frahm
7 PM at The Landmark Inn 526 New York 94, Warwick, NY 10990
Adam Nussbaum, Steve Swallow and Ohad Talmor 7 PM
at Falcon Arts 1348 Rt. 9W Marlboro NY 845-236-7970
The Steven Frieder Group 9 PM
Presented by The Seligmann Center,
Friday August 15
The Ray Blue Quartet 8PM at The Beanrunner Cafe.
201 S. Division St. Peekskill NY 914-737-1701
The Falcon 7 PM
The Chris Persad Group
8:30 PM The Dautaj 36 Oakland Ave. Warwick 845-986-3666
The Hudson Valley Festival Jam Show, featuring the swingin’ players of the valley.
Village Billiards, Main St. Warwick
Saturday August 16 –
“Kind of Blue” – Kind of Epic!
What makes this album, recorded in 1959 by Miles Davis, one of the most important landmarks in music of the 20th century and why it is the best selling instrumental album of all time.
It went Platinum 4X and still sells 4000 albums a week! Join us for an exploration of this important work of art.
– a talk by musician and teacher, Bob Rosen
1 PM Tuscan Cafe, South St. Warwick
Jazz & Art in The Park Featuring Eric Person and Mehta4
Presented by The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce
The Pine Island Chamber proudly presents Second Annual Jazz & Art in the Park
August 16, 2014 the Pine Island Town Park, Kay Road, Pine Island, NY
Shunzo Ohno at The Beanrunner Cafe, Peekskill NY 914-737-1701
The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center Presents
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Sunday August 17
Sunday Morning Muse House Concert
Richard Kimball 11 am
Limited seating. Reserve: click here.
Jazz Brunch at The Iron Forge Inn
The Mike Jackson Group noon – 3PM
38 Iron Forge Rd Warwick NY
The Gabe Valle Ensemble
Love Life Tatto and Art Salon
South St. Warwick 1 PM
Women of Jazz In The Hudson Valley
Featuring Judi Silvano, Gabriele Tranchina, Kaitlyn Fay and Lydia Pidlusky
Warwick Grove 3 PM
Hudson St. Warwick NY
Pennings Farm & Market Presents Michael Purcell
Warwick Tpk and Rt 94 Warwick (845)986-1059
The New York Swing Exchange presented by The Village of Warwick Concert Series 7 PM
Village Green, Railroad Ave. Warwick ( outdoor show)
The Falcon 7 PM