BUSHNELL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
June 8 - Wayne Shorter Quartet, 7:30 p.m.
Call for tickets. Belding Theater, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Information:860-987-5900; www.bushnell.org.
GREAT CONNECTICUT JAZZFEST 2002
July 25 - Special event: John Pizzarelli Trio with Bucky Pizzarelli, 7 p.m.Event benefits JazzFest's "Horn For Kids," school-based music outreachprograms.
July 26 - 28 - Bands include: Fenix Jazz Band from Argentina, Paris Washboardfrom France, New Wolverines Jazz Orchestra from Australia, Eight to the Bar andGalvanized Jazz Band from Connecticut, plus 10 more groups. Special eventsinclude jazz camp, Sunday Morning Gospel Service, antique car parade, swingdance parties and more.
Festivities start 6 p.m. on Friday and culminates in grand finale jam session5:30 p.m. Sunday. Festival passes: $21-$66 in advance until July 15; $25-$85 atgate. Held at Guilford Fairgrounds. Information, 800-HOT-EVENT; or www.ctjazz.org.
GREATER HARTFORD FESTIVAL OF JAZZ
July 19 - 21 - 25 hours of free music. On Fri, festival's main stage (Thomas D.Harris IV Pavilion) features Latin rhythms. Scheduled to perform: Sabor Brasil,Nestor Torres and, at 8 p.m., Gato Barbieri. Sat night features contemporaryjazz: Khani Cole, Marion Meadows, Special EFX featuring Chieli Minucci and, at 8p.m., Bobby Caldwell. Sun features classic jazz: Afro-Semetic Experience,Patricia Barber, Phil Woods and, at 8 p.m., headliner Joe Sample.
The jazz festival begins at 5:30 p.m. on Friday; music continues Sat and Sunon Main Stage at 4 p.m.; music on Arch Stage is scheduled noon-4 p.m. Free.Bushnell Park, downtown Hartford. Information: www.hartfordjazz.com.
HOT STEAMED JAZZ FESTIVAL
June 21 - 23 - Bands include: New Black Eagles, Yankee Rhythm Kings,Independence Hall Jazz Band, Roof Garden Jass Band, Steve Yocum & the EssexDogs, Back Bay Ramblers, Ruth Brisbane, Elite Syncopation, Harlem Blues and JazzBand.
Lineup subject to change. Call for admission and times. Valley Railroad, 1Railroad Ave., Essex. Information: 860-767-0103; www.hotsteamedjazz.com.
LITCHFIELD JAZZ FESTIVAL
Aug. 2 - 4 - Friday night: Diane Schuur and Sonny Rollins. Saturday: Mingus BigBand, Toots Thielemans, Mary Stallings with Eric Reed Trio, violinist AntoineSilverman, Bill Charlap Trio and John Benitez Quartet. Sunday: saxophonistPaquito D'Rivera, pianist Kenny Werner, singer Kenny Rankin, Danilo Perez andhis Trio, Tom Harrell Quintet and Eric Alexander Quartet.
Call for times. Tickets: $30-$130. Goshen Fairgrounds, Route 63. Information:860-567-4162; www.litchfieldjazzfest.com.
MONDAY NIGHT JAZZ SERIES AT BUSHNELL PARK
July 8 - Lisle Atkinson and the Neo-Bass Choir opens for an act to be announced.
July 15 - Josh Evans Quintet opening for Jimmy Greene Quintet.
July 22 - Kelly Sheppard Quintet opening for Wit Williams Big Band.
July 29 - Donna Carter Quintet opening for George Johnson Quintet.
Opening acts start at 6 p.m.; main act is at 7:30 p.m. Lineup subject tochange. Free. Bushnell Park, downtown Hartford.
June 22 - Galvanized Jazz Band. Traditional New Orleans jazz, blues, spiritualsand classic popular music.
June 29 - Mark Templeton Trio. Program of mainstream jazz from Porter toGershwin to Ellington.
July 13 - Jive by Five. Jump band style of 1940s.
July 20 - Ali Ryerson and Joe Beck, "ALTO." Ryerson and Beck performstandards and original compositions.
July 27 - Ted Rosenthal Trio. Tribute to music of Richard Rogers.
Aug. 10 - Elite Syncopation Quintet. Performing ragtime and early jazzstandards.
Aug. 17 - New Black Eagle Jazz Band. Traditional jazz from 1920s to PreservationHall standards featured.
Aug. 24 - Cynthia Sayer's Hot Jazz Trio. Hot jazz from '20s and '30s.
Concerts at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 at door, $17.50 advance, $10 students (under24). Music Mountain, Music Mountain Road, Falls Village. Information:860-824-7126; www.musicmountain.org.
NEWPORT JVC JAZZ FESTIVAL
Aug. 9 - Tony Bennett, 8:15 p.m. Tickets: $30-$85, all seats reserved. NewportCasino, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., Newport, R.I.
Aug. 10 - On two stages: Tony Bennett, Cos of Good Music conducted by Bill Cosbywith Don Alias, Dwayne Burno, Ndugu Chancler, Robin Eubanks, Craig Handy,Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Carlos Ward and James Williams; Dave Holland Quintet, OletaAdams, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Greg Osby Quartet, Sex Mob, Ballin' theJack, Yerba Buena.
Aug. 11 - On two stages: Isaac Hayes, Arturo Sandoval, Nicholas Payton Quintet,Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Lea Delaria, David S. Ware, Bullfrog featuring KidKoala, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, the Holmes Brothers.
Unless noted, concerts held 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. General admission tickets:$53, $48 advance; children under 12 are $5 at all times; children under age 2are free. On-site festival parking is $6. Reserved seating, JVC Jazz Stage: $75,$65. Unless noted, concerts held at Fort Adams State Park, Newport, R.I.Information: 401-847-3700 or 866-468-7619; www.festivalproductions.net.
TANGLEWOOD JAZZ FESTIVAL 2002
Aug. 30 - Arturo Sandoval and his Orchestra, 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Tickets:$19-$55.
Aug. 31 - Organ Summit, 1:30 p.m.: Jimmy McGriff Quartet and Joey DeFrancescoTrio. With special guest David "Fathead" Newman. Tanglewood Theater.Tickets: $35 (lawn combo ticket). Ticket offers first-come, first-served seatsto Organ Summit in Tanglewood Theater and lawn seating to all Sat events.
Aug. 31 - Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz with Sir Roland Hanna, 3 p.m. OzawaHall. Tickets: $14-$40.
Aug. 31 - Diana Krall, Roy Haynes and Birds of a Feather, 8 p.m. Shed. Tickets:$22-$60.
Sept. 1 - Roy Hargrove Quintet, Roberta Gamborini, 2 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Tickets:$14-$40.
Sept. 1 - Dave Brubek Quartet, 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Tickets: $19-$55.
Programs and artists subject to change. Tanglewood, Route 183, West Street,Lenox, Mass. Information: 888-266-1200; www.bso.org.
June 27 - Sunset Series: Luluk Purwanto and the Helsdingen Trio, 7 p.m. Free.CFA Courtyard. Rain site: Crowell Concert Hall.
July 12 - Sunset Series: Claudio Roditi Jazz Quartet, 8 p.m. Tickets: $17general, $15 Wesleyan faculty/staff and senior citizens, $10 students. CrowellConcert Hall.
Wesleyan University is in Middletown, off Route 9. Information: 860-685-3355.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times